Carved Vessel-

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Project by scott shangraw posted 1962 days ago 1651 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its been a while since I have been able to get back to carving these vessels ,I’ve forgotten how hard they are.
I start the process with a chainsaw then go to various carving grinders and a lot of sanding.The wood is cherry and it stands about 20” tall. We called this one “Margarita Ville” since it looks like a margarita glass. That or I’m thursty.

Thanks for looking!

See also Elm Canyon


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-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 1962 days ago


That is beautiful! Love your stuff.


-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1962 days ago

Scott, as always you create some unique pieces. This one is simply gorgeous and the turquois inlay adds to the visual interest of the piece. I admire the skill and artistry that it took to produce a work like this.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 1962 days ago

I’m not sure what to call this but it is really fantastic!!!! Wonderful and fantasy maybe is what I mean, I think???? Aw, heck, just say great.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 1962 days ago


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

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#5 posted 1962 days ago

WOW! This is really beautiful. Thanks for including a few remarks on how you go about making this because that was my first thought. How on earth did some one make that? Thanks for posting.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#6 posted 1962 days ago

Very nice

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#7 posted 1962 days ago

wow. im not even really sure how you do that, it looks so thin! it must be cumbersome to carve?

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#8 posted 1962 days ago

Very unique. Impresive technique. Looks like a floppy ice cream cone. How are you anchoring it to stand up?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#9 posted 1962 days ago

Beautiful sculpture. Love the inlay, really sets off the piece.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 1961 days ago

These are incredible, Scott!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#11 posted 1961 days ago

Excelllent work, thats truly inspiring.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#12 posted 1955 days ago

Beautiful work and a lot of it (work that is).

Bill Roberts

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#13 posted 1703 days ago

MIND BLOWING…..............very nice

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