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Carved family crest, 36 x 24

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 715 days ago 1470 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a completed commissioned carving. I was provided with the drawing and enlarged it to 36×24 (Rapid Resizer, very slick tool).
Carved in basswood with a walnut frame that floats allowing the center panel to expand and contract with the seasons.
Thanks for looking. Your comments and critiques are welcome.

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





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stefang

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#1 posted 715 days ago

Cool Marty. I just bought that Rapid Resizer program too, but I haven’t installed it yet. I did try it out for free on the website and it really works great. Unfortunately they don’t have it for MAC so I have to install it on my wife’s computer.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 715 days ago

Excellent and Magnificent. What more can be said.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#3 posted 715 days ago

Very interesting design.

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 714 days ago

This is really kool.

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

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chrisstef

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#5 posted 714 days ago

Marty, ive got to ask what tools do you work with. I did a really easy name plaque with carved letters and i might enjoy doing more. Youre work is great.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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MyChipCarving

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#6 posted 714 days ago

Marty, ive got to ask what tools do you work with.
All of the carving is done with one knife!

https://mychipcarving.com/Chip_Carving/Store/knives.htm
I’m glad you’ve found some success carving letters on a plaque. You’re on your way to great chip carving!

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

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chrisstef

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#7 posted 712 days ago

Thanks Marty. I hope so, it seems like it could be a nice change of pace where i could sit down listen to some music quietly and carve.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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