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Project by fissionchips posted 989 days ago 1855 views 18 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved from a 5 inch birch branch. I’m completely new to drawknives and spokeshaves and am having an absolute blast with them.

The spalting was a nice surprise, so I shaved away until it appeared on the front face. Finished with BLO, varnish oil, beeswax.





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ColdAudio

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#1 posted 989 days ago

Really cool, original idea. I like it!

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Moron

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#2 posted 989 days ago

me too, like it !!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#3 posted 989 days ago

Very unique!!!

-- Wayne, Cornwall, Ont

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#4 posted 989 days ago

Nice job. I like it.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#5 posted 989 days ago

Very nice … I like this more than the balancers.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#6 posted 988 days ago

Great display for a bottle and very unique .
Nicely done and an original , looks great !

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#7 posted 988 days ago

It really compliments the wine bottle. Great idea for displaying a bottle.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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NateX

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#8 posted 988 days ago

Wow, more details please! I am going to make one of these!

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fissionchips

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#9 posted 988 days ago

Thanks for all the kind comments. NateX, I can’t think of much to advice except to sharpen your chisels! Another tool I used was a small scorp to hollow out the bottle recess, but a gouge would work equally well. I started with a log that had a slight bend in it. By cutting the base square, the top leaned back giving a nice presentation angle. The rest of the form presented itself along the way.

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Tim Christensen

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#10 posted 988 days ago

Great idea!! Very creative!!

-- Tim C., Sgt. Bluff, Iowa.

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#11 posted 988 days ago

gorgeous lines!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#12 posted 493 days ago

This is a gold nugget that I just found! WOW! LOVE it!

Thank goodness for the rotating projects on the home page!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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fissionchips

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#13 posted 492 days ago

Hi Todd,
Thanks for the comment, glad you enjoyed this piece. It makes any bottle that much more inviting.

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