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Project by Richard Xuereb posted 09-18-2012 11:44 AM 1016 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to try my hand at carving. I find that I need more tools (which is a good thing) and a lot more experience. This is a combination of pine and butternut. Butternut is good for carving but I must select my pieces of it a little more carefully.

-- Richard S Xuereb





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 09-18-2012 12:01 PM

Great job, nice color combo as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 09-18-2012 12:52 PM

Very nice…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#3 posted 09-18-2012 04:54 PM

Is this your first carvings? I like the drawer option and color combo. Looks pretty

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Grumpymike

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#4 posted 09-18-2012 05:15 PM

Yeah, I know what you mean, rule #1:” always design your next project around that new tool you want”.
Wonderful chest. The carving look great from where I stand.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Richard Xuereb

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#5 posted 09-18-2012 09:07 PM

I always try to do a project in which I need something new. Otherwise I will not win the race. He who has the most tools, so their kids can sell them at the garage sale, wins. I have done a little carving but never on this scale.

-- Richard S Xuereb

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dnick

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#6 posted 09-19-2012 03:36 AM

I like it. If that’s your first carving, keep at it man, you’ve got some real talent.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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