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Project by rustynails posted 07-03-2015 01:09 PM 1122 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently tried my hand at making fan carved birds. These are made out of one piece of wood. Nothing is glued on. The wood is just regular pine.

Thanks Richard





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woodcox

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#1 posted 07-03-2015 03:56 PM

Nice work rusty! I would like to try these along with gypsy flowers.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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majuvla

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#2 posted 07-03-2015 05:07 PM

Very impresive how you manged to make them and not to broke anything. You must be very patient man.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Jim Sellers

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#3 posted 07-03-2015 05:21 PM

Nice style. still figures in motion

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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Northwest29

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#4 posted 07-03-2015 05:58 PM

Lovely birds and a great way to display them. Well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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kiefer

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#5 posted 07-03-2015 06:07 PM

Nice carving they look like they are in flight .
Have to give that a try one day .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#6 posted 07-03-2015 07:34 PM

very nice !

-- I'm so busy I don't know if I found a rope or lost a horse...

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deon

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#7 posted 07-04-2015 06:21 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 07-04-2015 08:39 PM

These are very beautiful and delicate.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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rustynails

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#9 posted 07-05-2015 12:41 AM

Thanks for the kind words. They were fun to make.

Richard

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#10 posted 07-21-2015 03:14 PM

Rusty do you have plans on how to make these, my wife is in love with them?

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rustynails

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#11 posted 07-22-2015 03:49 AM

If you go to this web site it has I belive everything you will need. This is were I learned from.

www.fancarversworld.com

Richard

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mikeacg

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#12 posted 08-11-2015 02:26 PM

Great looking birds Richard and thanks for the website info! It is a terrific resource!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#13 posted 02-12-2016 07:24 AM

Richard, these are lovely! I had seen the 3” draw knife somewhere, now I know it’s use. Thank you for sharing your works and the technique.

-- God bless, Candy

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