1st Carving Project

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Project by ca8920 posted 09-17-2015 05:44 PM 793 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve always wanted to try my hand at wood carving so I spent the last two evenings taking a class here in Reno at The Woodworking Source, our main source for all things woodworking here in the Reno/Sparks area. Here’s my first project…... It was a hoot and very relaxing.

-- Chris, Sparks Nevada,

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#1 posted 09-17-2015 08:57 PM

Well I’ll be doggoned, it looks like an old cowboy boot … I sure hope that’s what you were carving …
My first attempt at carving surely didn’t go so well … nor did my last attempt … some have the touch and some don’t, I don’t.
Congrats on a project well done.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 09-17-2015 11:00 PM

That’s pretty darn cool. Like Grumpymike I don’t have the touch either. You certainly do Chris!

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#3 posted 09-18-2015 12:45 AM

Nice boot.Here at lumberjocks “Jordan”gave a class on carving a shoe,I don’t know if is in the archives or not but we had a good time.

-- Bill in Mich

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Eli Adamit

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#4 posted 09-18-2015 04:05 AM

Very nice for the first carving project.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#5 posted 09-18-2015 02:21 PM

That turned out very nicely for your first carving. Now, you need to stick with it. Congratulations.

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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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 09-19-2015 12:04 AM

you got skills. If you enjoyed it than keep those doggies rolling…. Raw Hide !!!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 09-24-2015 02:06 AM

Sure looks like one o my old boots. Nice and broke in.

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

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