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"Grandma's secrets" chip carved box (2016)

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Project by FancyChip posted 11-11-2016 12:04 PM 1167 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Grandma’s secrets” hand carved wooden box.

Box material: linden (basswood).

Box sizes:
Outer sizes:
length: 20 cm (7,87”), width: 14 cm (5,51”), height: 9,2 cm (3,62”).
Inner sizes:
length: 17,3 cm (6,81”), width: 11,3 cm (4,45”), height: 4,2 cm (1,65”).

Finish: Danish oil, box is lined with thick felt and a flannel cloth.

Technique: chip carving.

Thank you for looking!

-- Tatiana, 27 y.o, https://www.instagram.com/tatbalcarvings/





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Julian

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#1 posted 11-11-2016 03:53 PM

Beautifully done.

-- Julian

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#2 posted 11-11-2016 03:56 PM

You have a very steady hand for cutting these chips. Beautiful !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 11-11-2016 09:10 PM

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#4 posted 11-11-2016 11:40 PM

Great job! Super clean cuts on that box.

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GR8HUNTER

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#5 posted 11-11-2016 11:50 PM

simply love the dome looking lid on this perfect little box …... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 11-12-2016 05:20 AM

Masterful work! , what a beautiful box.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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Boxguy

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#7 posted 11-12-2016 08:13 PM

Tatiana, I like this one especially well. The shape and the title are well matched. The third photo really shows the detail and rhythm of this piece. What a nice job of matching your work with the shape of the box. You are a true artist and are certainly working at your craft.

I do think the metal clasp takes away from your final product. You might consider a simple lift like this for your boxes.

I am sure you could come up with your own version, but you get the idea. Keep chipping and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 11-12-2016 09:32 PM

Tatiana, I love this beautiful box. The pattern is perfect for the box and your carving is absolutely superb.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Woodknack

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#9 posted 11-13-2016 06:58 AM

Mad skillz. Impressive.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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htl

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#10 posted 11-18-2016 02:54 PM

How did I miss this out standing project. LOL

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