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Fun little do-dads to carve

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Project by Jimthecarver posted 03-04-2012 02:58 PM 1159 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The fire knot is carved from a fallen limb from a friends jacaranda tree.
The hook looking thing is carved from iron wood.
Heart is also carved in Ironwood.
Finished in poly.
Thanks for viewing.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 03-04-2012 03:08 PM

These are really nice. I’d cut off half my fingers trying to carve something like this. Very good workmanship.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 03-04-2012 03:15 PM

These are alllllllll right! Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 03-04-2012 03:19 PM

Nice little carvings and I love the name do-dads.

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#4 posted 03-04-2012 05:59 PM

looks cool

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#5 posted 03-05-2012 01:12 AM

Very nice

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#6 posted 03-05-2012 03:45 AM

Put a chain on it and i’d wear any of em around my neck. Looks great Jim. You must like a challenge. Never known anyone who carves iron wood. Guess that’s why the small pieces don’t break. Bet it’s hard on cutting tools. (power? Hand?) just curious.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#7 posted 03-05-2012 12:51 PM

this would make a nice necklace, or a little addition to a box top, and/or just about anything. very kool carving

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MichaelA

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#8 posted 03-05-2012 11:32 PM

Great carvings Jim. Those little doodads aren’t as simple to carve as the word doodads implies! Especially the IRON WOOD!!!!!!!!!!!! Great finesse.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#9 posted 03-12-2012 03:00 AM

All good, man!

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