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Sketch in Oak

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Project by mungletroll posted 08-30-2013 07:14 AM 902 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is a quick sketch of a female rear, I used a piece of oak skirting offcut, about 20mm thick and a knife. I then used a scraper and finally oiled the surface.

I love simplicity and I was trying for a simple picture in four or less lines. I have a few more ideas for further pieces like this as I think they’d make great gifts, a sort of permanent greetings card.

-- Trev's Lakeland carvings - When the knife slips where will it go?





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TheTalkingGrape

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 12:44 PM

Even know I am 15 this is awesome because its hard to believe you can get so much detail in such simplicity.

-- Tim, Sydney Australia, http://www.youtube.com/user/TheTalkingGrape?feature=watch, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tims-Wooden-Wonders/1433591433543077?ref=hl

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RaggedKerf

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#2 posted 08-30-2013 04:59 PM

Cool simplicity. I wouldn’t mind getting a greeting card like that :) but I’d probably get slapped by SWMBO lol Nice carving!

-- Steve http://vaughtwoodworks.wordpress.com

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Hybridwoodwork

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#3 posted 08-30-2013 06:37 PM

Well done.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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