Chip carving for decoration

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Project by benihun posted 06-24-2009 01:27 PM 3793 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the first carvings I made back in the primary school. It was a gift for my father’s birthday.
It has no finishing on it.

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#1 posted 06-24-2009 04:20 PM

I think it would take me about 20 years of practice to reach that level.

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

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#2 posted 06-24-2009 04:26 PM

very nice chip carving looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-24-2009 05:31 PM

That was an amazing carving for a primary school student.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 06-24-2009 10:38 PM

Thank you!

By the way, the layout was formed in my master’s head and I did the implementation.

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#5 posted 06-25-2009 06:44 PM

Check out Dick Cains work, he’s awlful good at chip carving. Probably has 50 or 60 yrs experience. LOL. No kidding. You do very nice work too.

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

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#6 posted 06-27-2009 01:50 AM

Very nice.
How large is it?

-- R

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#7 posted 08-19-2009 10:40 PM

What a wonderful sentimental piece. Nicely done. Very articulate design and craftsmanship. How old were you when you did this project?

-- "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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