Octagon - Chip Carved, basswood & EZboard

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 09-10-2015 03:22 PM 1941 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Octagon – Chip Carved, basswood & EZboard

The basswood multi-use octagon is 6” x 1-3/4” with a 3-1/2” recess. Stained with a gel stain. Carving the top is not a problem but when carving the sides it is quite a challenge on the end grain.

The painted EZboard multi-use octagon is 6” x 2” with a 3-1/2” recess. EZboard is a new product I am distributing. It is a 15#/ft3 high-density urethane that carves wonderfully, holds detail and will accept any type of finish. There is no grain to deal with so you can see that I easily carved large chips around the edges without any trouble. Basswood ranges from 20#/ft3 – 37#/ft3 density. EZboard is 15#/ft3 throughout.

EZboard works well with normal woodworking equipment. Boring the 3-1/2” holes was a breeze in EZboard when compared to basswood. Sign makers use high-density urethane. I’m pricing EZboard wholesale so you can try it. Call me or email for pricing. I have thicknesses up to 8”!

Thanks for looking and all comments and questions are welcome.

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#1 posted 09-10-2015 03:50 PM

That is some nice work!

My big concern would be screwing up the last, or second to last, carving. But, on the other hand, I can’t carve worth a dang.

What is, we’re do you get EZboard?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 09-10-2015 03:54 PM

Hey Old Novice!
Good to hear from you.
I can send you some EZboard. Let me know what size you want (up to 8” thick). I have it in stock in 4’ x 8’ sheets! email
EZboard is a lot of fun to carve. I bet you won’t be saying “I can’t carve worth a dang” when carving EZboard!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#3 posted 09-10-2015 04:37 PM

Marty, this is a beautiful piece. It’s a great design and wonderful chip carving as usual.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 09-10-2015 04:38 PM

Thanks, Charles. I appreciate the kind words!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#5 posted 09-12-2015 11:11 AM

Very cool Marty. Your chip carvings are always top notch.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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