Celtic Knot Pendant

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Project by Celticscroller posted 01-28-2013 04:06 AM 1290 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I cut the blank for this celtic knot out of mahogany using my scroll saw. I then carved in the detail using a small carving knife. I finished it with Danish oil. I had a challenge finding a clasp to attach the chain. I ended up using a clasp from an old piece of jewelry.
Thank you for looking. Any comments always welcome.

-- Anna

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#1 posted 01-28-2013 04:19 AM

Nice Work! John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin Used this for his Symbol on the 4th Led Zeppelin Album!
Great Job, Sorry I am a Zep head!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#2 posted 01-28-2013 04:38 AM

Too bad you didn’t have some bog oak for that one. Nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 01-28-2013 06:35 AM

I like this design

-- Custom furniture

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 01-28-2013 10:47 AM

Very pretty Anna! Such delicate work too! I love them!

Sheila :)

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

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 01:46 PM

Beautiful! The carving really brings out the intricacy of the Cletic knot. I hope everyone takes the time to “Zoom” view your work to appreciate the detail, especially the 2nd and 3rd photos.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 01-28-2013 02:55 PM

Very nice. I likes it a lot. Good luck in the contest

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 01-28-2013 04:45 PM

Love it

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 05:39 PM

Neat design. I like it.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 08:56 PM

Thank you all or taking the time to look and for your kind comments. John, I’d love to carve this in bog oak – I think I’d need to do it with power tools though!

-- Anna

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 09:12 PM

If you can get some bog oak, all you should need is well honed tools, and patience. Sorry I don’t have any, or I could share.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#12 posted 01-29-2013 12:41 AM

Maybe I’ll get the relatives in Ireland to send me some out!

-- Anna

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#13 posted 02-05-2013 07:44 PM

Very nice Carving!



Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#14 posted 02-05-2013 09:50 PM

Thank you Joe.

-- Anna

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#15 posted 02-05-2013 10:39 PM

This piece shows that a lot of patience and care where taken to create it!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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