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Project by Kenny2946 posted 884 days ago 1229 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 884 days ago

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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woodshaver

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#2 posted 884 days ago

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

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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EPJartisan

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#3 posted 884 days ago

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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doncutlip

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#4 posted 884 days ago

Great carving

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Kenny2946

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#5 posted 884 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#6 posted 884 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 884 days ago

Nice…really nice.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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CSlabon

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#8 posted 884 days ago

nice carving

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Reaper621

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#9 posted 882 days ago

Beautiful carving!

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

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