doors panel "grapes"

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Project by Valdas Skugaras posted 10-26-2008 09:11 AM 1531 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

... It’s a small projekt 12” tall , 8” in width, and 2,5” h.

-- valdas-woodcarver

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#1 posted 10-26-2008 09:24 AM

Very nice carving work. I admire your carving talent, skill and your patience doing detailled and intricate work.
And making carved panel door is great idea too.

Take care and work safe

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-26-2008 12:02 PM

That is amazing. Carving is a talent I do not possess. Clearly you do.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 10-26-2008 01:37 PM

An exceptional relief carving, & a great job of undercutting with the leaves. They look almost real.

May I ask, what kind of wood is it?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#4 posted 10-26-2008 03:02 PM

Very nice carving. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 10-26-2008 03:34 PM

Very nice. Thank you for posting the “in progress” photos. It helps me see how this type of carving is done.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 10-26-2008 05:16 PM


-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#7 posted 10-26-2008 05:19 PM

wow…what a great transformation…it is so cool to see it in the different stages!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 10-26-2008 06:09 PM

Great Job!!! What kind of wood?

-- Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 10-26-2008 06:59 PM

my computer is running a little slow right now but that third picture was definitely worth waiting for!

Magnificent workmanship. I really appreciate the picture series as well!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 10-26-2008 07:04 PM

Very nice carving! The realism is great. Looks like you carved it in Mahogany?

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#11 posted 10-27-2008 02:06 AM

dang! very nice.
someday I am going to have to give carving a try…

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Valdas Skugaras

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#12 posted 10-27-2008 06:32 AM

Thanks every one for koments and nice words. The “grapes” was carved from magohany (Gonduras magohany). It’s enough soft and resilient wood for carving. For finish I put on bee wax, which was melted in turpentine. So , temporary my workshop smel like in museum :):):) ... good preservation.

-- valdas-woodcarver

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#13 posted 10-27-2008 06:51 AM

Your carving is really super! Thanks for sharing the progress shots. What kind of furniture was the door panel used on?

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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