Practise Carving

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Practice Carving on Walnut

-- Oldcop,Bernie

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 09-11-2010 07:17 PM

Very nice, I like walnut as a carving medium, it’s great for fine details.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#2 posted 09-12-2010 12:35 AM

Whoa, lovely :) You’re really good at this. Thanks for sharing.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#3 posted 09-28-2010 11:41 PM

You know I keep telling myself I need something special to do , but I guess the only way to know is to get into it. My question is this, did you free hand the art work or trace it? As with spirit carving i am at a loss for where to start, but with some guide lines I might not feel so frozen to plunge my knife in and go.

Great job by the way, I look ward to doing my own reliefs

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#4 posted 09-29-2010 04:07 AM

Hi Wizard

My carvings are done with a hand carver similar to a dentist drill.The patterns are put on mylar paper and then transfered to the wood.Go to www.billjanney .com and see some of his carvings on rifle stocks.Allso check out www.profesional

If I can help anyway let me know.

Bedrnie Drowatzky

-- Oldcop,Bernie

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