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Blog entry by motthunter posted 06-16-2009 06:28 PM 1477 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

During my time in Thailand, 2 more big woodworking events happened for me.

First, with the help of Facebook, I met a fellow Lumber Jock named, Mark Gipson. He lives near Bangkok, and we had a great dinner together to get to know each other and talk about woodworking.

I also showed him the following amazing photos. I was in wood carvers heaven… These pics were taken at a location where more than 20 expert carvers make the most amazing pieces you could imagine. Also amazing furniture designs. The pics will speak for themselves.. enjoy!

-- making sawdust....



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kolwdwrkr

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#1 posted 06-16-2009 06:39 PM

Very nice stuff. Thanks for sharing.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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pommy

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#2 posted 06-16-2009 06:54 PM

if only i could even entertain carving like that lol stunning thanks for posting .

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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Karson

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#3 posted 06-16-2009 06:58 PM

Some fantastic work.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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stefang

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#4 posted 06-16-2009 07:22 PM

Fantastic carvings. Very interesting to see how they paste on the pattern and carve right through it. Never seen that before.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 06-16-2009 07:26 PM

LOOK OUT LJers are every were,Isn’t that great. unbelievable carvers.thanks so much for sharing that with us.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 06-16-2009 07:38 PM

Thanks for sharing your journey with us. These carvings are really amazing.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#7 posted 06-16-2009 07:49 PM

Thank you!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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Mario

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#8 posted 06-16-2009 08:00 PM

Great looking work thanks for sharing it. It is insprational.

-- Hope Never fails

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woodworm

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#9 posted 06-16-2009 08:10 PM

They are amazing!
If only I can live 100 more years, I wiill be able to complete one of those carvings…LOL

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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johnpoole

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#10 posted 06-16-2009 08:31 PM

i carve and might be able to one that detailed.. but 5000 man hours or more.. then the wife would want it painted.. patience

-- it's not a sickness, i can stop buying tools anytime i want

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Mark Gipson

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#11 posted 06-17-2009 02:01 AM

Some great pictures there. That is now top of my places to visit for a day out along with a trip to the nearest beach to keep the wife happy.

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patron

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#12 posted 06-17-2009 02:16 AM

thanks for the picks , realy nice to see !

imagine doing that for the rest of your life ,

for 2 bucks a day !

-- 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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Eric in central Florida

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#13 posted 06-18-2009 02:22 AM

WOW!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#14 posted 09-03-2009 05:30 PM

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the pics.

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