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A couple of months ago I carved my first piece of basswood

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Project by hunter71 posted 06-20-2014 10:33 AM 727 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made a lot of chips since then, added to my tools, read everything I could get my hands on. I watched videos, and more videos on you tube. Best of all I only cut myself once. Carving is something I have always wanted to try and I am glad I did because I find it something new and creative to challenge me. Lots of little ornaments have been made for the practice I desperately need and most were given away, the latest ornament is in Picture #4, my first ever carving is picture #5 Comments?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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crowie

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#1 posted 06-20-2014 10:40 AM

G’Day Doug, I’m not sure Santa had such a big pipe but your carving skills are coming along very nicely sir…
Keep the carving tool blades very sharp to avoid any future wrong cuts [the blood stains the timber]...sorry…
I wish I had the patience and skill to venture into carving but I’ll just enjoy your efforts, thank you…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 06-20-2014 11:45 AM

Nice work Doug! The little guy looks great!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 11:48 AM

Gr8 carving/s Doug. Keep on chippin

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

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 02:19 PM

Mighty Fine!Looks good~ Yea Alabama.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 06-20-2014 02:24 PM

Looks like you got er down. These are real fun carvings.

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JimArnoldChess

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#6 posted 06-20-2014 04:32 PM

comments? ...you’re hooked, no ‘turning’ back now!

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#7 posted 06-20-2014 04:58 PM

Hi Doug, are we going to see truck drivers in your trucks know. good job on the carvings
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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hunter71

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#8 posted 06-20-2014 05:29 PM

Hay good idea Chuck.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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