Carved Cherry Vessel & others

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Project by scott shangraw posted 01-02-2010 12:53 AM 1666 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have not posted in a while,but I always get on LJ and see what’s going on.Here is a couple new carved vessels or bowls completed lately.These are chainsaw carved and then finished up with different grinders and a lot of sanding.The first two are from a New Mexico Choke Cherry tree (note the walnut bow tie inlayed in the crack)
The third Picture is Mesquite with Turquoise and Red Corral.
The last pictur is Siberian Elm with Turquoise.
Thanks for looking.

-- Scott NM,

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#1 posted 01-02-2010 01:00 AM

Very nice Scott … they look beautiful

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 02:00 AM

Yes, they are very impressive.

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#3 posted 01-02-2010 02:21 AM

Beautiful an amazing piece.

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 02:47 AM

Works of art!

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 04:28 AM


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#6 posted 01-02-2010 04:56 AM

That first one is my favorite for sure. Very neat stuff

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 05:10 AM

Fantastic stuff my hat to you sir!!!!!

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 06:11 AM

Beautiful! Chain saw? Wow.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 02:08 PM

Great work..

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 04:50 PM

Chainsaw=delicate? Wow, I’m impressed.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#11 posted 01-02-2010 05:46 PM

Knew I hadn’t seen any new bowls from NM lately. As always, they are fantastic. I haven’t done any carving in a while. Look forward to getting back to it, even though my bowls never even approach to measuring up to ours. Great job and Happy New Year, or as the say out there, Feliz Año Nuevo.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#12 posted 01-02-2010 06:59 PM

These are awesome Scott! Very organic in their form…fungi or sea weed. Great grain and color.

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#13 posted 01-02-2010 07:41 PM

nice work.

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#14 posted 01-02-2010 08:11 PM

Beautiful, absolutely amazing!.

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#15 posted 01-02-2010 10:48 PM

All the above Scott. It’s not easy to make truly original things these days, but I think you have certainly succeeded with these beautiful pieces.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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