Layered star wall hanging

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Project by Roger Strautman posted 09-22-2014 01:37 AM 1121 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a layered 32” chip carved star that I just finished. The edges are stained and the surfaces were bleached before chip carving. Basswood was the choice of wood for this one. All compound cuts so precision was a must because of the layers.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#1 posted 09-22-2014 03:54 AM

Wow Beautiful Roger.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 09-22-2014 10:38 AM

Wow. Super tight mitres. Compound angle cuts are tough and these came out super tight.

-- Brian in Wantagh, NY

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#3 posted 09-22-2014 01:14 PM


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#4 posted 09-22-2014 01:55 PM

Hey Roger,
Good example of craftsmanship and chip carving. What’s your plan for this piece?
Well done!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#5 posted 09-22-2014 02:21 PM

Hey Roger,
Good example of craftsmanship and chip carving. What s your plan for this piece?
Well done!

- MyChipCarving

I’ll take it to the last two shows this year and then it will probably just hang on a wall in my studio and collect dust. LOL!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#6 posted 09-22-2014 08:38 PM

Crickey thats a lot of work, very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#7 posted 09-23-2014 01:52 AM

Holy smokes that is great. Very nice work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 09-24-2014 01:40 PM

Once again your attention to accuracy and details are what sets you apart from those around you. Good luck with your entry into the shows. It’s about time the judges gave credit for the skill and craftmanship that is required to produce high quality and precise chipcarvings

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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#9 posted 10-12-2014 09:12 PM

Great looking star!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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