Celtic walnut ordament

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Project by Splitblade posted 04-23-2016 07:24 AM 863 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Celtic walnut ordament
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Just found an old project I hadn’t posted yet, this is a walnut ordament I made for 2014 Christmas, made 2, 1 is still 1/2 done somewhere, we all know how that is :)

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#1 posted 04-23-2016 02:26 PM

This Ornament is beautiful. Great job!

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#2 posted 04-23-2016 03:37 PM

Wow, That is some intricate fine workmanship.

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#3 posted 04-23-2016 04:50 PM

Fantastic! How did you do that? Scroll saw? Carving? Beautiful wood and excellent design. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 04-23-2016 05:22 PM

Way past my patience or abilities; very nice work.

-- just rjR

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#5 posted 04-23-2016 09:25 PM

Super cool! This would look great on the top of a box applied over maple.

-- I do this for fun.

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#6 posted 04-23-2016 10:13 PM

@leafhearder both :D, I found the image on line and glued the blank of walnut, then scroll saw out all the waste, then pull out the carving tools and start carving paying attention to doing the opposite on the other side so when one line goes over another it will go under on the other side. I find carving, especially Celtic knots, very relaxing and almost meditative, just stay up with the wife tune on a good movie and carve away when its too late to be running power tools.

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#7 posted 04-23-2016 10:22 PM

Beautiful work

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 04-24-2016 03:52 AM

OK, that is beautiful.
How did you make this?

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

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#9 posted 04-24-2016 08:31 AM

Quite impressive work , scroll saw I soppose.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 04-25-2016 03:36 PM

Lovely piece.

-- Jon (aka. Vaul)

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#11 posted 04-25-2016 07:59 PM

This is a beautiful piece. You really did a nice job on this. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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