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Project by Borchik posted 881 days ago 1893 views 7 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project I carved from a solid piece of walnut, with a light Birdseye Maple background for contrast. I created this particular design with challenge in mind – the grape stems, mesh net, and leaves are intricately interwoven, which makes it difficult to carve the thin pieces without breaking them. Shaping the fruit inside of the net without breaking the strands of the net, and carving, 360 degrees, the individual strands of the ropes supporting it helped me to hone my skills and provided inspiration for me next Sipderweb piece.
It took me about 250 h to carve.
Walnut, 11” x 9”

-- Boris Khechoyan





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Steve Esterby

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#1 posted 881 days ago

just beautiful!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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Jimthecarver

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#2 posted 881 days ago

Simply spectacular …. walnut is my favorite carving medium. I hope to try something like this someday.

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

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amagineer

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#3 posted 881 days ago

I have never seen anything so intricately carved. You are so talented. Thanks for sharing.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 881 days ago

woot!

This has to be one of the nicest carvings seen in a long time. I like your textures.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 881 days ago

amazing. a work of art that is hard to imagine how someone could fashion such a work with carving tools. you are truly a master carver sir.

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deon

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#6 posted 881 days ago

Amazing good work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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murch

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#7 posted 881 days ago

I’m very impressed with that.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 881 days ago

W O W !

Stunning craftsmanship and artistry.

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

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 881 days ago

This is outstanding and amazing. It’s just simply beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Chips

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#10 posted 881 days ago

WOW

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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Brice1

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#11 posted 881 days ago

Grinling Gibbons redivivus! Truly stunning work…

-- Brice, Philadelphia

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#12 posted 881 days ago

Hi Boris,great looking carving!!! Я так никогда несмогу.Очень впечатляет.

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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#13 posted 881 days ago

Artistry and master craftsmanship…..

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smithy

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#14 posted 881 days ago

Now that is art! very NICE!

-- Kevin, Indiana

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Jim Finn

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#15 posted 881 days ago

Yes, Art indeed!

-- In God We Trust

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