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Project by Borchik posted 820 days ago 1909 views 15 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In the front of this very detailed vineyard landscape carving, there are grapes, grape vines, and grape leaves. Then in the distance (far ahead) there is less detail so that the viewer can focus more in the front.
The carvings of winery will add a certain style and beauty to any private home or tasting rooms in any Wine making companies, for wine lovers or anybody who likes art – it makes the room more appealing. Customers will enjoy looking at the artwork while drinking fine wine.
This project was hand carved from a solid block of Basswood 4’ x 3’ x 4”
It took more than 2 months to carve this piece.

-- Boris Khechoyan





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omextreme

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#1 posted 820 days ago

Wow, so if i understand the process correctly it seems easy enough, you start with a flat block of wood and cut away everything that doesn’t look like the finished carving?

Seriously though, nice, really nice!

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controlledturn

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#2 posted 820 days ago

Absolutely spectacular!

-- Cheers, Joel Elder

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Alexander Valle-Albert

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#3 posted 820 days ago

Beautiful… a stunning piece of art. Thanks for sharing with us.

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tom427cid

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#4 posted 820 days ago

WOW
tom

-- "certified sawdust maker"

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Charles Maxwell

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#5 posted 820 days ago

Awesome!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#6 posted 820 days ago

That is beautiful !

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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dspahn

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#7 posted 820 days ago

This totally blows me away. I can’t even fathom how you would “see” this in the mind’s eye well enough to know where to cut. Amazing.

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 820 days ago

What a stunning piece of carved art to start off your projects with Boris! This is just beautiful. Coming from a wine area, I can see the vineyards just as you carved them. Perfect!

Welcome to LJ’s and I sure look forward to seeing more of your projects

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Daiku

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#9 posted 820 days ago

Great job! I just took a relief carving class, so I can really appreciate all the work that goes into these now.

Thanks for posting,

-- Cal Noguchi

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TheGravedigger

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#10 posted 820 days ago

Truly magnificent!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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ineedathis

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#11 posted 820 days ago

I love the perspective on your beautiful work, great detail carving!

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Borchik

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#12 posted 820 days ago

Thank you all for the comments.
“Vineyard” was carved from single peace of basswood.
I glued only 4 peaces for getting dimension I need 4’ x 3’ x 4”

-- Boris Khechoyan

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StumpyNubs

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#13 posted 820 days ago

That’s amazing! I know you said it took you 2 months, but how many hours would you guess?

Thanks for posting!
-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
(The best woodworking show since the invention of wood.)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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B13

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#14 posted 820 days ago

Amazing! after 30+ years of carving It shows carving from the heart. I would love to see more about the process maybe some videos? thanks!

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Sodabowski

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#15 posted 820 days ago

Wonderful, I love the variation of depth to distance that you put into it. An instant fave! Thanks for sharing.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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