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Carved Flower Display - Handmade Hibiscus from Basswood

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Project by CarvedByScott posted 10-20-2017 05:09 PM 5354 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flowers are hand carved from Basswood.
Redwood Burl Base
Approx 15” x 10” x 5”

I’m hoping to make a pivot in my woodworking and focus more on finer, hand carved art. Hoping to test the waters at some fine art fairs and art galleries and see how I do. Also hoping I can somehow get my foot in the door in the wedding industry and offer these custom made flower displays as gifts… I carve a replica of the brides wedding flowers with custom engraving or gift to the bride and groom from parents… things like this. Hoping I find some demand.

Will post more of my flower displays.
Thanks for looking / sharing
Scott

-- Carved By Scott - Scott Zuziak





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ineedathis

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#1 posted 10-20-2017 05:42 PM

Exceptional work!

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Northwest29

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#2 posted 10-20-2017 05:50 PM

Wow, superb work, impressive carving skills. I assume this is layered and not a single piece or two of wood?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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CarvedByScott

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#3 posted 10-20-2017 06:12 PM

Thanks!

Ron, This is definitely a multi piece carving. :)

-- Carved By Scott - Scott Zuziak

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#4 posted 10-20-2017 07:28 PM

WOW! Very pretty.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#5 posted 10-20-2017 09:09 PM

That is absolutely amazing work! I think will definitely be able to find people to buy this for wedding gifts.

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#6 posted 10-20-2017 10:45 PM

Amazing work!!! Great job and nice texture!

-- - Joel Miller "Striving to be like the Carpenter of Galilee"

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#7 posted 10-20-2017 11:37 PM

Excellent carving work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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swirt

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#8 posted 10-21-2017 01:46 AM

I am completely dumbfounded by your technical skill and your artistic eye. Just wwwwwowww.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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lightweightladylefty

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#9 posted 10-21-2017 04:45 AM

Scott,

We wish you well with your endeavor to sell these for weddings, etc. They would be an exceptionally unique and beautiful gift. In a city like Chicago they should do really well. (Here in rural America you couldn’t recover the cost of your wood.) :-(

Your videos are very nice, too.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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CarvedByScott

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#10 posted 10-21-2017 01:06 PM

Thank you everyone for the nice comments! Really appreciate it :)
Scott

Carved By Scott – www.carvedbyscott.com

-- Carved By Scott - Scott Zuziak

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#11 posted 10-21-2017 02:14 PM

Wow! This is a beautiful carving. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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

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

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#12 posted 10-21-2017 04:08 PM

Beautiful Flower Carving, Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 10-22-2017 07:18 AM

Realy amaizing how you managed to make all those thin parts. Good idea for wedding business, I see no problem for that.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 10-22-2017 02:41 PM

Thanks much Charles, Dennis and Ivan!! :)
Scott

-- Carved By Scott - Scott Zuziak

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#15 posted 10-22-2017 11:22 PM

Truly beautiful work.

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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