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Project by Kenny2946 posted 02-19-2012 08:35 PM 2402 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Deep Relief carving made for a friend, with his grandparents names carved in. Made from Butternut. It took 30 hrs to complete.

-- Kenny, New York

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 08:55 PM

Beautiful work. I think we have an idea where you’ve been the last couple years.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 08:55 PM

30 hours well spent in my opinion! It’s very detailed! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 09:56 PM

HI Kenny, Great work. Butternut. I have two slabs of that, but I have not carved into it yet. I have done walnut and Hickory so far. What was your method? and What was the texture like?

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 09:58 PM

Great carving

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 02-19-2012 10:11 PM

Hi Eric. Butternut is just like Walnut. Butternut has been called White Walnut or the poor mans Walnut, so I’ve been told. I carved it in the tradional method of using hand gouges and chisels. No power tools.

-- Kenny, New York

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#6 posted 02-19-2012 11:23 PM

A super looking carving that’s a big job and very well done.

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#7 posted 02-19-2012 11:37 PM

Nice…really nice.


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#8 posted 02-20-2012 04:35 AM

nice carving

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#9 posted 02-21-2012 11:07 PM

Beautiful carving!

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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