My First Workbench #39: Leg Vise Chop Carving Update III

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Blog entry by RaggedKerf posted 09-04-2013 09:41 PM 1011 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here’s the latest update. I scrapped the flames as too difficult for my skills/tools.

Got all the dragons roughed in…now I can work on refining shapes and background consistency.

-- Steve

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#1 posted 09-04-2013 09:53 PM

WOW! That turned out nice! I almost wouldn’t smooth out the rough spots too much. I’m kinda digging the texture it gives to the carving.

-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"

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#2 posted 09-04-2013 11:09 PM

Thanks! Now that I think about it, the textured background almost looks like flames…may have to experiment here….

-- Steve

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#3 posted 09-05-2013 02:43 PM

This is gonna be awesome.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#4 posted 09-05-2013 02:47 PM

the textured background almost looks like flames

Yes it does. As I was reading the post and looking at the pic, I’m thinking “Scrapped the flames? I see them right there.” Then I realized it was the texture from the carving. I think you could easily make that work for you.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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#5 posted 09-06-2013 07:18 PM

I vote to keep the “flames” in the background too. Looking good there, Steve!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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