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Project by Dutchy posted 07-19-2014 09:08 AM 758 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Before I went on vacation I turned a plate from basswood and read the book “chip carver,s workbook” from Dennis Moor. I also exerted some things from his book. And last week I made sitting in front of my caravan this plate. There are many things on the plate that can be improved, but for my second chip carving attemt I,m satisfied. I don,t know I will do chip carving at home but on my vacantion I like it. BTW the wether is fine, 32 degrees, and no rain.

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





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OttoH

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 12:01 PM

Very nice job on the chip carving, a nice way to spend a vacation.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 12:15 PM

Amazing work and only the 2nd one so far. You’ve got a real talent for chip carving Dutchy.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mmh

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#3 posted 07-19-2014 12:51 PM

A very nice piece! The intricate and accurate carving is quite a feat.

32C or 32F? Enjoy your vacation! Maybe someday I will visit that area, as I have only seen parts of Helsinki, Moscow, St. Petersburg,

BTW: My English is pretty good and my Dutch is non-existent.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 02:13 PM

You’ve done a fine job on the carving of this plate.

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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#5 posted 07-19-2014 02:16 PM

Beautiful work Dutchy! I also have taken to chip carving while camping (US version of caravan). You are much better than I though. I am still making a mess of practice boards. Enjoy your vacation.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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#6 posted 07-19-2014 03:14 PM

Very nice!

-- JEFF Illinois (Banks of the Mississippi)

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 07-19-2014 04:01 PM

Thank you all for positive feedback.

Rick I also made a mess of my practice boards!! And also this plate has a lot of mistakes, but you can,t see them on the pictures.

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

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#8 posted 07-20-2014 08:28 PM

I like it very much, I think you can be very proud and it is only you second carving. Doing this sort of thing on camping trips is a great idea I had never thought of. When I was a boy on camping trips with Boy Scouts we would always have a whittling project to work on by the campfire.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#9 posted 07-21-2014 12:36 AM

on your second wood carving! how the crap did you do such a good job

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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