Cube in a Cube, chip carved

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The cube in a cube idea came from American Woodworker.
The inner cube is free floating and will not come out through the holes.
I added some chip carving to the inner cube.
I think it will make a fun conversation piece.

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#1 posted 12-26-2011 08:24 PM

nicely done did you carve before or after you knocked the center cube out

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short

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#2 posted 12-26-2011 08:28 PM

Hey WannaB,
I carved the cube before cutting the corners to free the inner cube.
That made it much more stable and easier to carve rather than trying to support it when it was loose.
It was a fun one!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#3 posted 12-26-2011 08:45 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 12-26-2011 11:21 PM

Very cool,well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-27-2011 12:27 AM

Nice piece – inspiring!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#6 posted 12-27-2011 12:36 AM

That’s some really nice work

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#7 posted 12-27-2011 02:26 AM

that’s awesome Marty. u r thee chip carving king

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 12-27-2011 03:50 AM

amazing love the chip carving it just finishes the piece.

-- Leanne, Australia,

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#9 posted 01-03-2012 05:23 PM

I like how the chip carving disguises the holes left by drilling out the holes in the large cube. Nice work.

-- Big discoveries don't go "Eureka!", they go "Huh. That's funny..." They just as frequently go *bang* and *woosh*...

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#10 posted 01-12-2012 02:47 PM

yes, very nice, well done

-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"

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