"Fairytale" chip carved box

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Project by FancyChip posted 09-11-2015 03:22 PM 1359 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Fairytale” hand carved wooden box.

Box material: linden (basswood).

Finish: Danish oil.

Technique: chip carving.

Thank you for looking!

-- Tatiana,

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#1 posted 09-11-2015 03:37 PM

It’s a beautiful box, Tatiana, and very nicely carved.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 09-11-2015 03:42 PM

Your chip carving is very clean and crisp! This is a very beautiful box, with a delicate, graceful style!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Don Broussard

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#3 posted 09-11-2015 04:29 PM

Very well done! Either you’ve been very busy lately with your carving, or you’re posting some past projects. Whatever the case, your work is very clean and meticulous.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#4 posted 09-11-2015 05:14 PM

I am more impressed with you every day. I love the pillowed look to the case. If you lived anywhere near Anaheim, CA I’d work for you for free, just to learn.

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#5 posted 09-11-2015 07:43 PM

I bought a box very much like this in Crimea back in ‘97 – from I guy I met on the steps of some touristy place who marked me for an American and offered to sell me some (worthless but interesting Soviet) coins. I bought a coin or two – mentioned that I liked carved items and he offered to meet me back at the same place in 2 hours. I was going to be around, so I agreed and bought the box. I think my x-wife has it.

Yours is more crisply done!


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#6 posted 09-11-2015 11:02 PM

beautiful box and carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 09-12-2015 03:24 AM

I have seen a lot of your work and all your pieces are very beautiful, intricate, and delicate.

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

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#8 posted 09-12-2015 11:26 AM

Your work and carving is fantastic and I admire and appreciate it greatly.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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