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#1 posted 09-02-2010 03:14 AM
I have yet to try chip carving.Wonderful job on this one.God bless
-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.
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#2 posted 09-02-2010 03:16 AM
sign looks very nice but what is chip carving?
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#3 posted 09-02-2010 03:43 AM
great job…................nice cuts as well
-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"
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#4 posted 09-02-2010 05:04 AM
OK master, as you know, I truely respect your work, AND what you’ve taught me. However [ :D ] , I see that you have an inconsistent number of rosettes between the significant stars(?). I’m sure you have a reason for that. Speak Oh Great Master. :) You already know it still looks good.
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#5 posted 09-02-2010 11:27 AM
Didn’t have an even number to deal with so I did some different sets of the chips to see what it would look like.
@WhoDat ~ . Originally a folk art used to decorate every wooden tool, utensil or pieces of furniture around the house & barn (including the house & barn), chip carving gets its name from the process in which the carver “chips” away precise, regular pieces of wood, leaving a design cut into a flat wood surface. In Switzerland & Germany it’s called Kerbschnitzen or “engraving carving”. — Chip Carving: Techniques & patterns, by Wayne Barton
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#6 posted 09-02-2010 02:31 PM
Nice work! That is all done by hand? Wow!
-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd
#7 posted 09-02-2010 04:05 PM
Thanks Woodbutcher3…I have seen chipcarving but did not know it was named chipcarving.
#8 posted 09-03-2010 01:40 AM
@WoodenFrog ~ I tell everyone I used a five finger router – most who don’t work wood don’t get it!! LOL
@WhoDat – Look at the Wood site www.mychiparving.com – google it and you will find instructional videos on youtube. 10 lessons free – good stuff
start with chip carving 100 and view the other 10 @ youtube http://www.youtube.com/user/MyChipCarving#p/u/7/D8PmKKwjVLo
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#9 posted 09-03-2010 04:41 AM
Nice work on this sign! Simple yet elegant. Not over-carved so the message is clear!Keep it up,Marty Leenhoutswww.MyChipCarving.com866-444-6996
-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996
#10 posted 09-03-2010 01:15 PM
Thanks for all the nice comments.My abilities are His Gift to me.
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