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Project by Chipaway posted 05-06-2013 12:43 PM 1527 views 8 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally completed a pair of cabinet panels I’ve been intending to do for several months. They are 6” x 16” each and chip carved in basswood.

-- Ron, Gainesville, Georgia, http://www.HandCarvedPlates.com





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 05-06-2013 01:21 PM

Inspiring!

Great job

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 05-06-2013 01:42 PM

Fantastic work!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#3 posted 05-06-2013 01:51 PM

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 01:59 PM

Wow! So- what does the rest of the cabinet look like? These panels are going to make any cabinet look great.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 05-06-2013 02:20 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 05-06-2013 02:24 PM

Beautiful.

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#7 posted 05-06-2013 02:33 PM

Gorgeous work! It must take a lot of patience to do that.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#8 posted 05-06-2013 03:00 PM

Beautiful work

-- Dreaming patterns

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#9 posted 05-06-2013 03:16 PM

Nice work Ron. You going to post pix of the finished cabinets?

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#10 posted 05-06-2013 04:44 PM

I have seen pro chip carvers work and this is in that league! Love them.

How long did one of these take to do and do you mark on the bare wood before “chipping” away?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 05:55 PM

very nice work!!

-- Jerome, Marietta, GA

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#12 posted 05-06-2013 06:05 PM

oldnovice – I didn’t keep a record of the time, but I’d guess about 20 hours carving time each. You’re right. I pencil the pattern onto the bare wood before carving.

-- Ron, Gainesville, Georgia, http://www.HandCarvedPlates.com

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#13 posted 05-06-2013 06:28 PM

I would love to learn to Chip Carve. My local Carving Guild has had a couple of classes, but I always seem to miss them.
I also looked at your webpage….. such awesome work~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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#14 posted 05-06-2013 07:15 PM

I have no words.

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#15 posted 05-07-2013 12:40 AM

Great carvings, beautiful work, that will be some cabinet.

-- Tom D

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