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Project by BCDesign posted 03-22-2015 11:44 PM 1340 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I carved this celtic warrior on a piece of live edge sycamore for Dominic Benders The challenge Tree on youtube,its My 5th carving.The sycamore was really nice and easy to carve.It took about 35hours to carve.I finished it to 600grit and it has an oil and beeswax finish. My video for the challenge is below.


-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos





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murch

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#1 posted 03-22-2015 11:55 PM

Very good. Loved the video.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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BCDesign

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#2 posted 03-23-2015 12:02 AM

Thanks Murch,I am really enjoying the woodworkng and also learning how to edit the videos etc it is fun!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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lew

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#3 posted 03-23-2015 12:36 AM

Man, you have more patience than me. Nice Job!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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BCDesign

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#4 posted 03-23-2015 12:42 AM

I wish I had some more Lew I made a few mistakes rushing,I did it for a few hours here and there over the last few weeks.i used no power tools for this so the sanding took a long time!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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becikeja

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#5 posted 03-23-2015 10:34 AM

Thanks or sharing the vid. Nice project

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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BCDesign

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#6 posted 03-23-2015 11:57 AM

Thanks becikeja !

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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leafherder

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#7 posted 03-23-2015 12:39 PM

Great job! Looks really authentic (I majored in Mediaeval History.)

I will have to investigate this Challenge Tree – looks like I could learn a lot from the videos.

Thanks for posting,

-- Leafherder

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 03-23-2015 01:53 PM

This is a very nice carving. I love this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 03-23-2015 03:10 PM

Beautiful carving. You managed to show his emotional expression – I see anger.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 03-23-2015 03:57 PM

Very Nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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BCDesign

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#11 posted 03-23-2015 04:15 PM

Thanks for all the comments,Ivan I was going for a look likes trying to rouse the troops before a battle.thank you Charles and leafherder!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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luv2learn

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#12 posted 03-23-2015 04:22 PM

Great Job ashe, you are getting better with every piece you do.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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BCDesign

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#13 posted 03-23-2015 05:22 PM

Thanks lee!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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whitebeast88

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#14 posted 03-24-2015 12:32 AM

Very nice.Beautiful work.hope you win the challenge.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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BCDesign

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#15 posted 03-24-2015 01:47 AM

Thank you Marty!!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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