Carved Maple Hollow Form

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Project by Loucarb posted 11-26-2011 07:48 PM 1382 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second attempt at carving a piece. It came out better than the first one but I still need a lot more practice. Spalted maple 4 1/2” tall 3 3/4” wide aline dyed with a spray on poly finish. Thanks for looking. Lou

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#1 posted 11-26-2011 08:05 PM

That is very creative and I really like the form.

-- The mistakes I make in woodworking are not mistakes they just give my projects character- Me

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#2 posted 11-26-2011 08:07 PM

Lou, I think it turned out pretty well. I don’t know the look you were hopeing for but I like it… No matter what it is that we do, we are own wurst critic….. And we never stop learing!! This piece looks a little bit like a project that I have done.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 11-26-2011 08:14 PM

Amazing, you are the man! Next you could do one of these with a Celtic knot in the center? HAHAHA.


-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#4 posted 11-26-2011 08:31 PM


-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 11-26-2011 09:21 PM

Man, that’s small…..

Looks great, well sculptured form….......I like the color too… tiny…........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 11-26-2011 09:25 PM

Lou your artistic ability is really starting to show…........ well done my friend.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#7 posted 11-26-2011 10:56 PM

What a georgous little piece Lou, man you’re sure getting the hang of this carving & the finish is super, very well done. :: )))

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

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#8 posted 11-26-2011 11:05 PM

Very cool Lou a real work of art

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-27-2011 02:02 PM

Lou! you are improving with leaps & bounds..the carving is wonderful & i love the neck treatment. Go Lou!

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#10 posted 11-27-2011 06:32 PM

i get inspiration every time i open one of these notifications…
thanks, lou…

-- rookie ...we'll see what happens...

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#11 posted 11-29-2011 12:44 AM

it’s beautiful Lou, great job!

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#12 posted 12-28-2015 06:33 PM

That turned out nicely. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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