Chest of Drawers - Work in Progress (50%)

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Blog entry by Dilo Marcio Fernandino posted 08-06-2009 03:09 AM 5461 reads 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Dear fellow jocks,

I want to report to you all the “odd” woodcarving methods (with photos) that I have been using in the completion of the announced chest of drawers. So, please, click here.

-- Dilo

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#1 posted 08-06-2009 03:12 AM

interesting Dilo

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-06-2009 03:16 AM

Some great work and the Rosewood wood looks beautiful.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 08-06-2009 03:34 AM

exelent work , my friend .
you are truly a patient man ,
and an extraordinary craftsman !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 08-06-2009 04:07 AM

WOW, what amazing skill…..................

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#5 posted 08-06-2009 04:38 AM

this is pretty remarkable! impressive. how long does it take to carve one leg like that?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#6 posted 08-06-2009 04:43 AM

Outstanding work Dilo you are true craftsman !!! I always love seeing your work and how you accomplish your the task at hand.

Thank you for posting and please always keep us up to date .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#7 posted 08-06-2009 05:15 AM

Great show of your techniques, fascinating! Thank you so much for the tips and a view into your world.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 08-06-2009 05:47 AM

Your style and techniques are very intriguing. I like the fact that you are able to achieve such exacting detail with such simple and well thought out way. You show that ode techinques of the masters still are as important today. Thanks Much

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#9 posted 08-06-2009 07:38 AM

Your work is amazing. Thanks for sharing your techniques

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#10 posted 08-06-2009 04:06 PM

I can’t even aspire to that level of craftsmanship. I don’t know what you charge for your work, but it probably isn’t enough.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#11 posted 08-06-2009 04:21 PM

Dear Greg,

Unfortunatelly the Brazilian society looks down to this kind of work… If I had to make my living from this kind of woodwork in Brazil I am sure I would be starving by now (I have another profession). However, that horrible social prejudice lets me free for making things that only my dreams can order, not the market mood .

-- Dilo

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#12 posted 08-06-2009 06:07 PM

Just superb!!!!!
The skills you display are truly amazing, all of your pieces should be on display somewhere special.
Can’t wait to see the completed chest and BTW, the Rosewood is beautiful.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#13 posted 08-06-2009 10:05 PM

Amazing as always. Can’t wait to see it all finished.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#14 posted 08-11-2009 06:16 PM

Incredible workmanship : ) Thanks for sharing your process with us !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#15 posted 08-11-2009 06:22 PM

Very nice work!!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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