Carved "Harley"

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Project by Snycerz posted 297 days ago 1495 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi there. This is my first presentation of project, so if i made any mistake in it – just say so ;)
The project is about carved logo of Harley Davidson.
From beginnig, what we need:
- wood (i prefer oak wood, it’s hard so i can make more precision cuts i have sharp edges of letters)
- chisels
- project in 1:1 scale
Making of:
- plane the wood
- copy the project to wood
- start carving :)
When all project is carved, it’s time to paint it. I’m using water paints for wood. First, all material is covered in paint, when it’s dry, i use a sandpaper to take off paint from some of spaces to have the contrast on it. Next i use a wax for furnitures. That’s all. The project is 100cm long and 40cm hieight.


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#1 posted 297 days ago

Nicely done! Thanks for posting.

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#2 posted 297 days ago

very nice! Thanks for sharing the step by step.

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#3 posted 297 days ago

Very nice carving!
How long did it take you to carve?

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#4 posted 297 days ago

First logo of Harley Davidson i was making about one year ago, and it took me 2 weeks. Now, this project took me 2 days + time for planing, waxing, etc. Practice is a great “thing” ;)


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#5 posted 297 days ago

That is an awesome carving!!!
How did you transfer the lines from your picture to the wood?

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#6 posted 297 days ago

The simplest way it can be done ;) I just cover all project from back side with pencil 6b, then with pen ride on the lines in picture. The graphite from pencil stays on the wood.


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#7 posted 297 days ago

Well done!

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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#8 posted 297 days ago

Very nice carving. The lettering turned out great. Tahnks.

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

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#9 posted 297 days ago

Super cool! Very nice carving.

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

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#10 posted 296 days ago

Good job. Of all your carvings you’ve posted, this one I like the best.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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#11 posted 296 days ago


-- mike...............

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#12 posted 296 days ago

No mistake found. Perfect work!

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#13 posted 296 days ago

Looks awesome! Very nice.

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#14 posted 296 days ago

wow is right, yopu have a real talent we hope to see more of these. very, very nice,

-- Jim Earl

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#15 posted 295 days ago

Now you have one more to make. This would look great in my garage. Great job.

-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.

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