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Project by pmelchman posted 08-06-2014 02:52 AM 971 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a build for a coworker. It was also my first attempt at carving….router and chisels ( I guess you have to start somewhere). I am pleased with the end product. Please check out the photo album of the whole build at my Facebook page. The link is below.
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.696571297078319.1073741866.104734526262002&type=3

Best Regards,

Patrick Melchior

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking





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pmelchman

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#1 posted 08-06-2014 03:48 AM

So what do you think?

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 08-06-2014 12:09 PM

cool chair. The carving detail looks super.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 08-06-2014 12:42 PM

Very nice job! Got to build one of these soon!

-- Dennis, WV

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#4 posted 08-06-2014 11:00 PM

Patrick This is so good you have great vision and skill. The way you have carved the Celtic Symbol is really quite inspiring well done. I will for sure add your project to my Favorites. Regards Bazz.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#5 posted 08-06-2014 11:32 PM

Very nicely done, especially your Celtic knot carving.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 08-07-2014 12:19 AM

Nice work.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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pmelchman

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#7 posted 08-07-2014 12:38 AM

Thank you all for the nice c comments.

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking

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SASmith

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#8 posted 08-07-2014 08:49 PM

Sweet chair.
Wonderful work on your first carving.
What tool/bit did you use for the textured background of the carving?

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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pmelchman

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#9 posted 08-07-2014 10:25 PM

@ SASmith…. Dremel and diamond ball dremel kit from harbour freight. I have used this technique on my rifle grips.

-- Patrick https://www.facebook.com/dragonflywoodworking

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SASmith

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#10 posted 08-07-2014 10:36 PM

Thanks for the tip.
I can see several uses for it.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#11 posted 08-07-2014 11:52 PM

Wow, I really like the simple lines and of course the carving. First rate.

Also salivating over your Festool’s!

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.

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