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Project by RDR_82 posted 01-03-2013 06:23 PM 690 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this set for my wife’s birthday. I got the basic idea of how to do this from the link below. I have never worked with carving tools before, so I considered incurring only 3 minor flesh wounds during the whole process to be a pretty solid effort. I did cheat towards the end and used a belt sander to round the handles. The carving tools were awesome to work with and in excellent condition, courtesy of my generous father-in-law and is fully stocked/equipped shop. I had a blast making these and definitely plan on doing some more carving in the future. I used a butcher block oil to finish them off…the only thing I didn’t consider was that I should have raised the grain prior to sanding and using them, since the butcher block oil didn’t create much of a barrier. Live and learn.

http://www.woodworkersinstitute.com/page.asp?p=2167





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 01-03-2013 09:23 PM

great looking set.thanks for the link i’ve been wanting to try one.maybe someday.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 01-04-2013 01:01 AM

Really nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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