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Basswood hollow vessel, 6” diameter x 4 ” highChip carved Celtic Knot pattern designed with the Celtic Knot FontNutmeg gel stain
Thanks for looking!
-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996
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#1 posted 02-13-2012 07:37 PM
Stunning piece! Really like this one…
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#2 posted 02-13-2012 07:51 PM
This looks fantastic Marty. I just wonder how you dyed the knots?
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#3 posted 02-13-2012 07:56 PM
Lovely job marty, well done. pity your detail shots are so smallPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#4 posted 02-13-2012 08:00 PM
pity your detail shots are so small
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#5 posted 02-13-2012 08:02 PM
I just wonder how you dyed the knots?
Hey Mike, coloring just the knots is done in this manner:1. one coat of sanding sealer2. two to three coats spray lacquer, satin3. apply gel stain to carved area with a small brush and wipe off surface with clean rag.4. repeat step 3 as needed to get a uniform color in the carved areas5. finish with a final coat of spray lacquer
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#6 posted 02-14-2012 01:32 AM
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#7 posted 02-14-2012 01:53 PM
I have never seen chip carving on a vessel like this., except for yours. .very decorative
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#8 posted 02-14-2012 02:12 PM
wow Marty! incredible!
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#9 posted 02-14-2012 02:50 PM
Yikes! Marty, With the past several projects you have completed, the creativity and devotion, you are taking chip carving in a wonderful new direction. Keep up the great work.
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#10 posted 02-16-2012 12:42 PM
Really beautiful, Marty! :)
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#11 posted 02-16-2012 01:15 PM
Marty, Yet another stunning piece. I hope you bring it to show and tell at the next So MN Woodworkers Guild meeting. randyo
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