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Project by MyChipCarving posted 06-11-2014 12:33 PM 1040 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chip Carved 8” Beaded Flat Plate

I selected the AR Julian font for this carving. It felt strong and bold and seemed to fall in line with the Mason Medical Clinic and balanced out the logo nicely. I created a video on how to carve this font and I will be posting it soon in the Member Video Vault at My Chip Carving. If you are interested in carving letters and numbers, this video will appeal to you.

I applied my Quick & Easy Finish (sealer and satin lacquer) and will send it to the recipient today.

I love carving items like this! Thanks for looking. Your comments and ideas as always encouraged.

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996





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MilFlyer

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#1 posted 06-11-2014 12:36 PM

Looks great! I love how a simple design and approach can make something really stand out!

-- Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#2 posted 06-11-2014 01:32 PM

Stellar !

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Knothead62

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#3 posted 06-11-2014 01:41 PM

Outstanding! Detail looks great. Sharp corners. My complements.

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R_Stad

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#4 posted 06-11-2014 02:28 PM

Masterful.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#5 posted 06-11-2014 02:52 PM

Beautiful and great looking fonts too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 06-11-2014 03:42 PM

Beautiful carving.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#7 posted 06-11-2014 05:03 PM

Marty, this is another beautiful carving.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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freddy1962

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#8 posted 06-11-2014 05:15 PM

Nicely done !

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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MarkTheFiddler

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#9 posted 06-11-2014 11:13 PM

Marty,

You keep spitting these out as if they were easy or something! Are you sure you’re not using a $500,000 CNC? The letters are just perfection!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Northwest29

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#10 posted 06-11-2014 11:27 PM

Marty, that is really nice work! When I first saw it I thought it was CNC work. You are a talented chip carver for sure.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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savannah505

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#11 posted 06-12-2014 12:39 AM

Really wonderful work, your a master at this.

-- Dan Wiggins

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MyChipCarving

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#12 posted 06-12-2014 12:39 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind words.
Some have tried to create chip carved items using a CNC machine. But when you look at the results you can immediately tell it wasn’t hand made. That’s one reason I love chip carving. It’s not machine reproducible!
When folks ask me if my carving was done by a machine, I take it as a compliment, and my wife always points to
me…”the machine”, she says.
In the near future I hope to have a blog so I can focus on sharing the process rather than just the product. If this interests you, be sure you’re on my email list so you’ll be notified when the blog is running.
Your feedback is appreciated!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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kepy

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#13 posted 06-12-2014 12:07 PM

Beautiful work. I am a novice chip carver and have just joined a group of carvers at our local senior center.

-- Kepy

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MyChipCarving

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#14 posted 06-12-2014 02:54 PM

Hi Kepy,
Glad to hear you are learning to chip carve and have support with your carving group.
My specialty is helping anyone learn to chip carve. I’ve got some free lessons and patterns available with a Gold Membership. Here’s where you can sign up – http://mychipcarving.com/amember/signup/index/c/
I’ll be glad to help you in your chip carving journey!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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Roger

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#15 posted 06-13-2014 12:09 PM

Marty, you are a better chip carver than any CNC machine out there. Always awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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