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Project by Davoak posted 02-02-2012 12:50 AM 738 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another small project in walnut.





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Heidi Neely

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#1 posted 02-02-2012 12:58 AM

Nicely done…a good clean hand carving…which I like, and respect a HELL of a lot more then seeing something very elaborate and reading the description just to find out it was CNC carved, lol! I do all my carvings by hand, so I respect it alot when I see others who do the same :) Good job, and thanks for sharing!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#2 posted 02-02-2012 01:02 AM

a nice looking carving.

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#3 posted 02-04-2012 11:11 PM

I wholeheartedly agree with kolwdworkrsgirl. When it comes to CNC machine done stuff, I don’t consider it wood working nor art, so I generally don’t even look at it. Nice job Davoak!

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

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Heidi Neely

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#4 posted 02-06-2012 04:44 AM

Same here LittlePaw! Anyone can tell a machine what to do and watch it do all the work for you, but doing it by hand with your own strength and hand tools takes time and skill and makes it into art because it’s up to your own artistic interpretation. When I see a cool carving and I look, and then read the description and see it was CNC carved, I get very disappointed, and I just say nevermind to the comment I was GOING to give, lol!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#5 posted 02-26-2012 11:50 AM

Fantastic job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 02-26-2012 12:10 PM

A real nice carving. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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