LumberJocks

Honduran Mahogany Landscape Carving inspired by Birger Sandzen

  • Advertise with us
Project by Dan'um Style posted 2348 days ago 1960 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

titled :

Rivers Edge #4

Inspired by woodblock prints by Birger Sandzen

Honduran Mahogany carved with dremel tool

Found this in a box of my old tile mold wood carvings. I never made this one into a tile. for some reason, I put it aside and forgot about it. It did’n’t have any finish on it and was dirty. Cleaned it off and coated it with linseed oil. Made this one in McMinnville, Tennesse about 4 years ago. will probably make a plaster mold and a few tiles someday.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





15 comments so far

View Karson's profile (online now)

Karson

34795 posts in 2899 days


#1 posted 2348 days ago

Nice Dan.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View TomFran's profile

TomFran

2939 posts in 2493 days


#2 posted 2348 days ago

Yes, Dan, you need to make some tiles of that one. Nice!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15542 posts in 2717 days


#3 posted 2348 days ago

Beautiful, Dan! What are the dimensions of this?

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

View schroeder's profile

schroeder

663 posts in 2624 days


#4 posted 2348 days ago

Ilove it! – ...and McMinnville Tennesse is the name-sake for “McMinnville, Oregon”, home of the Gnarly Shop! I’m just starting some relief carving, so I appreciate the inspiration!
Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

View Douglas Bordner's profile

Douglas Bordner

3948 posts in 2562 days


#5 posted 2348 days ago

Beautiful, and cool to find something choice that has been sleeping, waiting to be reborn.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

View miles125's profile

miles125

2179 posts in 2504 days


#6 posted 2348 days ago

Gonna make some awesome looking tiles!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12478 posts in 2481 days


#7 posted 2348 days ago

Finish tile will be about 5.5×10.5 inches, that if my estimates are correct.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View bryano's profile

bryano

546 posts in 2432 days


#8 posted 2348 days ago

thats really nice Dan

-- bryano

View Mark A. DeCou's profile

Mark A. DeCou

1971 posts in 2904 days


#9 posted 2348 days ago

I love it. Great work Dan.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6642 posts in 2478 days


#10 posted 2348 days ago

Beautiful Dan.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12478 posts in 2481 days


#11 posted 2348 days ago

Found about a half dozen carvings that did for my tile work. Cleaned them up, oiled them with linseed and took a few photos. Will post a few more. Know there are three boxes of them altogether. Found one so-far…
Will need to look in the attic and out in the garage.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View Thos. Angle's profile

Thos. Angle

4433 posts in 2461 days


#12 posted 2347 days ago

That’s 2 Lumber Jocks inspired by Mr. Sandzen. Very nice work, Dan. It fits in a methods of work. I think we need a blog on how you make the tiles from these and of course the tile. Also a blog on carving them. Are we nosey, or what?

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12478 posts in 2481 days


#13 posted 2347 days ago

Hello Thos

I do have a blog started on carving. It has been put to the side until after christmas.
burnt up a dremel and Chinese Foredom type tool and gave it a push for a while.
for christmas , I getting myself a real foredom tool and will kick start the carving again then.

Planning on starting another blog … at least a photo blog of my tile making

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View Dan'um Style's profile

Dan'um Style

12478 posts in 2481 days


#14 posted 2347 days ago

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

another tile mold carving. small. about 7 inches long. another variation on the haunted forest theme.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

View Karson's profile (online now)

Karson

34795 posts in 2899 days


#15 posted 2347 days ago

Great Dan

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase