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Hollow Vessel, Chip Carved, Celtic Knot

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 02-13-2012 07:22 PM 2263 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Basswood hollow vessel, 6” diameter x 4 ” high
Chip carved Celtic Knot pattern designed with the Celtic Knot Font
Nutmeg gel stain

Thanks for looking!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996





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Maveric777

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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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peteg

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 07:56 PM

Lovely job marty, well done. pity your detail shots are so small
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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MyChipCarving

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 08:00 PM

pity your detail shots are so small click on the detail pics to see them larger

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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MyChipCarving

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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 sealer
2. two to three coats spray lacquer, satin
3. 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 areas
5. finish with a final coat of spray lacquer

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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#6 posted 02-14-2012 01:32 AM

Beautiful vessel.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#8 posted 02-14-2012 02:12 PM

wow Marty! incredible!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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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.

-- Bob

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 02-16-2012 12:42 PM

Really beautiful, Marty! :)

Sheila

-- 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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