Chip Carved Door Header

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Project by DaveHanson posted 07-28-2009 02:19 PM 2697 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of my more recent projects. My wife wanted me to design something to place above the door. This is the design I came up with.

-- Dave

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#1 posted 07-28-2009 02:28 PM

That seems pretty good. There would be a lot of time put into carving like that. Darn sure that I would not have the patience to do something like that. Very good.

-- Benchtruck, Werribee, Australia.

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#2 posted 07-28-2009 02:51 PM

Beautiful work lots of detail.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#3 posted 07-28-2009 02:57 PM


-- Phil in British Columbia

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#4 posted 07-28-2009 02:58 PM

Very nice. A lot of details work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 07-28-2009 03:43 PM

I can tell you have been doing this for quite some time. The design is great and your execution is spot on.

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#6 posted 07-28-2009 03:56 PM

very nice chip carving

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 07-28-2009 04:51 PM

Keep chipping away brother! Very nice, I like the rosette on the right the best. Is that pine your chipping in?

-- enjoy your wood...

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#8 posted 07-28-2009 04:52 PM

Beautiful and unique design and very well done.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#9 posted 07-28-2009 06:56 PM

I think I am going to like this group! Thanks everyone for your kind comments. The wood, by the way, is stained basswood. The rosette in the middle was my own design. The other two, I believe came from Wayne Barton.

-- Dave

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#10 posted 07-29-2009 12:01 AM

a lot of work in there—and patience!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 07-29-2009 02:28 AM

Very nice carving, love it

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#12 posted 07-29-2009 02:35 PM

superb work, a middle eastern look to it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#13 posted 08-03-2009 11:32 PM

beautiful. Love this kind of stuff.

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