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Project by thechipcarver posted 11-05-2014 08:53 PM 1236 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest chip carving. It is a serving tray. It’s about 16” long and 8.5” wide. It’s made of basswood and it took about 8 hours to complete. Thanks for looking.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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Gregg M.

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#1 posted 11-05-2014 11:18 PM

that’s it…just 8 hrs to complete! Love it and wish I could do that.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA -

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#2 posted 11-05-2014 11:36 PM

8hrs! wow. well worth it!

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#3 posted 11-06-2014 04:52 AM

That is inspiringly beautiful! Well done.

-- If you look for the bad in mankind expecting to find it, you surely will. Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

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#4 posted 11-06-2014 08:25 AM

Like it very much, specifically the pattern. Made it one of my favorites.

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

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Ronald G Campbell

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#5 posted 11-06-2014 01:26 PM

Beautiful. Very well done

-- Ron Campbell

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#6 posted 11-06-2014 10:05 PM

That’s incredible. I wish I had that much of skill.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 06-24-2015 07:37 PM

Painstaking work. Geometric thread has a pile of beauty and appeal. I have no patience. LOL…..

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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