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Past mistakes teach you how you can be better

10-03-2017 11:00 AM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

I learned not to distant myself from what I have done in my chip carving journey earlier – neither what I’ve done at the very beginning of it – 10 years ago, nor 5/4/3/2 years/months ago – but to take it. What’s really important for me now is not to look at my old works/carving and find mistakes there (and also be ashamed of them), but to focus on what I do now, at this very moment, to make my chip carving and works better. Because past mistakes can’t be ba...

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Carving Mother Mary #2: Carving the Clothing & Base

09-14-2017 04:09 PM by Dennis Zongker | 16 comments »

It’s been three months of gluing up the large block of wood 24” x 24” x 63” tall, then carving all of the clothing and base. Next I will be starting on the face then to the hands. Here are 30 pictures of some steps of me carving. Thank you for looking!!!!

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"Lace of carving" box in progress (2017)

07-13-2017 01:15 PM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

Thank you for looking!

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Carving a Mouse

07-03-2017 06:49 PM by ShaunMeighan | 2 comments »

I’ve been in a bit of a slump recently. I’ve had a lot of failed projects, so I’ve decided to do one to get me back on my feet. Please enjoy! View on YouTube

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A layer of milk paint before carving (1st attemp)

06-04-2017 10:05 AM by FancyChip | 8 comments »

Some time ago one of my Instagram followers recommended me to try milk paint before carving. So, I ordered it and yesterday I got my first jar of milk paint (decided to use it on one of my boxes immediatly). Here is the result: Thank you for looking!

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"A view through the wooden window" box in progress (2017)

05-31-2017 06:32 AM by FancyChip | 5 comments »

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ATTN OKLAHOMA WOODWORKERS!!

05-10-2017 02:49 PM by Jace McDaniel | 0 comments »

So I noticed after looking on Facebook that there were no woodworking guilds in Oklahoma that I could fine so I’ve made a Facebook page titled woodworkers Guild of Oklahoma basically just because a lot of other states have a guild and my hopes are to build some networking and make some relationships with some other woodworkers locally because to be quite honest I don’t have but one friend who is a woodworker and he can’t do anything right now because of a personal injury. ...

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"Song of the Birds" box in progress (2017)

05-10-2017 08:01 AM by FancyChip | 3 comments »

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NETWORK AND EXPAND! #1: NETWORKING IN OUR COMMUNITY*MUST READ*

04-24-2017 11:43 AM by Jace McDaniel | 0 comments »

Hey guys i just thought I’d talk about the importance of networking with each other in the woodworking/maker community. Social media is a HUGE platform to show your work and meet other woodworkers all over the world( i think we all know this) but i just wanted to share my usernames for my platforms in hopes you guys could give me a follow and ill return the favor. Its all about growth and i have a dream of making this my way of living and you wouldn’t know how much it would help m...

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Practice Board - Chip Carving (examples of carving the elements - including video)

04-20-2017 09:49 AM by FancyChip | 4 comments »

VIDEO – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18PgVD5Lxy4 Thank you for looking!

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