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Chip Carved Tissue Box

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Project by Celticscroller posted 09-25-2012 02:36 AM 1827 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This chip carved tissue box was the first chip carved project I did. It was a seminar that I followed through the carving club I belong to – Richmond Carving Society. It was made from basswood and I finished it with a dark Danish oil.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/





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#1 posted 09-25-2012 03:02 AM

Very, very nice. Your carving abilities are certainly varied.

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 06:37 AM

Anna, what a nice job of employing a number of styles and techniques. This is beautiful work I especially like the delicate interlocking triangle border around the “front” side of the box. The symmetrical curves probably presented a real challenge. What did you use to carve with?

-- Big Al in IN

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#3 posted 09-25-2012 09:41 AM

Very pretty work! I always wanted to learn to chip carve. I even have the knives. I just need to find the time. You are certainly very talented. Everything looks so precise! Beautiful piece!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 09-25-2012 10:02 AM

That is so nicely done. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 09-25-2012 12:28 PM

Well done,Аnnа !!!

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#6 posted 09-25-2012 12:37 PM

Nice Work. How much time does a project like this take?

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#7 posted 09-25-2012 05:27 PM

great job

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#8 posted 09-26-2012 02:41 AM

Great Lookin Box

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#9 posted 09-26-2012 02:59 AM

Very nice carving. And a very pretty color, too.

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#10 posted 09-26-2012 03:05 AM

Thanks all for your kind comments. Al, I carved this using one of Dennis Moor’s chip carving knives. I now use BeeBe knives. Gshepherd, I can’t remember how long it took me to finish this project as I had others on the go as well. I think now that I’ve done more chip carving something like this would take me a few evening working a couple of hours at a time. A special thanks to you Sheila – you were my inspiration to join LJ.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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#11 posted 09-26-2012 08:44 AM

Nice carving work. So meticulous.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#12 posted 09-27-2012 12:04 AM

I really like this!

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#13 posted 09-27-2012 12:13 AM

Outstanding work.

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#14 posted 09-29-2012 12:20 AM

Impressive work !

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#15 posted 09-29-2012 03:32 AM

Thanks all! Nice to see another BC’er on LJ, MonteCristo!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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