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Project by Roman Hrytsak posted 1002 days ago 1266 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hair stick, usually balanced in a woman’s coif, i.e. pony tail, bun, etc. My wood supplier was closing his business so he gave me his scrap wood. This piece of wood came from the rockers of an old rocking chair. Unfortunately I forgot the name of the wood species but will tell you it was hard and brittle – a carver’s curse!! Ipe comes to mind.
I power carved it in less than a day and finished it with wipe-on poly.

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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#1 posted 1002 days ago

I looks like IPE to me too.
it is a pain to turn as well.

-- If A equals success, then the formula is, A = X + Y + Z, Where X is work, Y is play, And Z is keep your mouth shut." -Albert Einstein.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 1002 days ago

Very nice!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 1002 days ago

Good idea, nicely done

-- Dave -

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#4 posted 1002 days ago

you are a very versatile carver Roman, this is nice :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 1002 days ago

That is really cool!. I have added this to my project list. Can I order a dozen for next Valentines day! If I give my wife a dozen carved wooden roses she may allow me to bring more wood home.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Roman Hrytsak

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#6 posted 1002 days ago

Woodbridge, you will never fail with a dozen roses!
Pete, the wood continues to talk to me and I enjoy the conversation! Nice hearing from you. RH

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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#7 posted 999 days ago

I was just looking at your projects. You have very good ideas and you’re a very good carver. Way to raise the bar and inspire me to carve better.

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#8 posted 998 days ago

Nice carving. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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