Cutting Board, chip carved tangle pattern

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 51 days ago 1739 views 6 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This pattern was inspired by the Zentangle method of free hand drawing. One line at a time, no drawing instruments. I like the free form nature of this pattern and feel it helps me expand my creativity into a new area of chip carving. You’ll surely see more tangle patterns!
Carved in basswood
Shown with Quick & Easy Finish (sealer and lacquer) and gel stained after Quick & Easy Finish.
Thanks for looking. Comments, ideas, critiques are always welcome.

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#1 posted 51 days ago

Holy moly Marty! Your chip carvings are so crispy clean. Always a pleasure to look at your creations.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#2 posted 51 days ago

Good thing I caught you early, Roger, before you put your glasses on :-). ha!
Always nice to hear from you. Have a good one today!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#3 posted 51 days ago

Wow that’s beyond amazing ,a real work of art.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 51 days ago

I hope the owner of this beauty has enough sense to use it as a serving board and not a cutting board. It is too nice to be carved up cutting hot dogs.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#5 posted 51 days ago

A truly unique and incredible piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 51 days ago

Beautiful work!

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#7 posted 51 days ago

Fantastic job. Thanks for sharing.
I hope nobody will cut anything on it. I’d put it on the wall. :-)

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#8 posted 51 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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#10 posted 51 days ago

Dang! That looks like a thousand man hours of work! Amazing!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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#11 posted 51 days ago

Nice, clean cuts, and beautiful results, something that would take me weeks, if not months, to do.
You did some very nice and detailed work! Thanks for the show.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#12 posted 51 days ago

I love this one Marty. It really showcases your carving skill and it is more interesting too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 51 days ago

Love it! Really well done, great pattern!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#14 posted 51 days ago

all i can say is “WOW”!!!!

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#15 posted 51 days ago

That is one sharp knife…. and a lot of patience…. and a lot of skillful execution. Impressed!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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