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Butternut Rose Carving on a Cherry Base

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Project by Tom "BUG" Janos posted 10-28-2012 02:31 AM 2781 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a rose that I carved out of butternut for a customer on commission. It is the first rose I have done that the stem and leaves were done out of one piece of wood, and it took three times as long because of it. It actually took me over 100 hours I think to complete it. I started it in August and Shipped it today.
It was a birthday gift for my customers wife.

Visit my online store at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/DesignerFirewood to see what carvings I have for sale.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006





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#1 posted 10-28-2012 03:01 AM

That is increidible!

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 04:28 AM

great job

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 11:45 AM

That’s really awesome!

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 11:57 AM

Very awesome how this beauty came to be.

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 01:35 PM

beautiful carving. it looks fabulous.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 03:30 PM

Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006. eh? I am SO stealing that idea! (Hope you don’t mind)
I noticed that you keep marking off your center line right up until the last stages; I think I’m gonna steal that idea, too. I’ve gotten myself into trouble not doing that before.
That AC grate: is that part of your dust collection system, or do you live in an incredibly hot climate like me? Just wondering…..
Thanks for posting this! You do some fantastic work, and it IS hard as hell to make something from just one piece of wood, ain’t it?

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 03:42 PM

It’s beautifull, it’s awsome

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#8 posted 10-28-2012 04:55 PM

Thanks everyone.
Scimman… You always want to keep your centerline. The grate is my dust collector inlet. Keeps tools from falling into it.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 07:21 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Posting.

Rick

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