My most recent achievement in chip carving.

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Project by 1978 posted 09-25-2008 10:31 PM 1460 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the plate that I chip carved for the Frankton Heritage Days Woodcarving Show. It took me about four months to complete. That is, working an hour and a half every Thursday at carving club. I won three ribbons, First place, Best of class, Best of group.

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#1 posted 09-25-2008 10:35 PM

Congratulations, The carving is amazing. Well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#2 posted 09-25-2008 10:49 PM

Wow that is fantastic. Great work….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 09-25-2008 10:53 PM

Nice looking chip carving!!! Congratulations.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 09-26-2008 06:22 AM

Beautiful job!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#5 posted 09-26-2008 01:58 PM

Wow! Congrats! Not only for the winnings but for your dedication and hard work it took to create such a beautiful piece! Congrats again!

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#6 posted 09-26-2008 02:51 PM

Pretty amazing!

Congratulations and a great job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 09-26-2008 07:38 PM

Now I like that, especially as chip carving is “thing”. Well done, good for you!

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 02:19 PM

Great piece, I know how hard it is to stay consistant when you move through the grain in a circular pattern>

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#9 posted 11-05-2010 02:29 PM

That’s very precise chip carving and a beautiful plate.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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