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Hummingbird relief carving in Basswood

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Project by Aaron Sparrow posted 11-27-2014 12:59 AM 1268 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a couple of basswood plates from Michaels when they were on clearance. This summer I downloaded one of Sheila Landry’s designs that I found from Steve Good’s scrollsaw blog. The design pictured is what I finally got around to carving. This is my first adventure in carving basswood, and I really like how the chisels move through the wood. I gave the basswood a coat of Minwax Cherry varnish. You can see the results above. Please see my blog for more on this project.

http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/2014/11/hand-carved-basswood-hummingbird-plate.html

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/





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#1 posted 11-28-2014 12:57 AM

Very nice job! Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

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

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#2 posted 11-28-2014 02:33 AM

Thanks Jim

-- Aaron, Whitby, Ontario, http://sparrowwoodworks.blogspot.ca/

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#3 posted 11-28-2014 04:29 AM

Very nice indeed Aaron! Well done! Thanks for Posting.

Rick

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