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Project by Davoak posted 01-31-2012 06:36 PM 1330 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I had a piece of ash left over from a job so i decided to sit down and doodle on it until i came up with a design i liked. This was the end result. It sits nicely on a mantle piece now and i have got some good comments on it.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-31-2012 07:39 PM

very nice doodling ,good carving job.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-31-2012 08:00 PM

It’s a very nice design and done well. You should sit down more often and doodle.

helluvawreck

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LittlePaw

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#3 posted 01-31-2012 08:27 PM

A big warm WELCOME to LJ, Dav. It looks deceptively easy to carve, but I bet it wasn’t! Both your Gothic Leaf and this one are beautiful designs. i would love to see more of them. How is Ireland these days? I would love to visit Ireland someday!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Davoak

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#4 posted 01-31-2012 09:18 PM

Cheers everyone. It wasnt too difficult. The hardest part was getting a smooth finish as all those curves run over and back striaght grain. I think i spent more time sanding than carving. Ireland is screwd by the way and will stay that way for a long time but dont let that put you off visiting. The people are still friendly and welcoming to any visitors.

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#5 posted 02-01-2012 01:07 AM

I like this work !

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