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Project by Brian Sims posted 02-14-2014 11:35 AM 1432 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Celtic cross 24’ x 16” hand carved Cuban Mahogany. Shamrocks 6” x6” hand carved Cuban Mahogany.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 02-14-2014 12:11 PM

Wow when I first looked at the pic I thought now that’s some cool CNC work…. Hand carved, amazing work and mad skills!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 02-14-2014 12:17 PM

Irish cross on Cuban mahogany by a guy in Ohio. Love it. Nice work.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#3 posted 02-14-2014 12:40 PM

Absolutely beautiful—the detail is magnificent.

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

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Brian Sims

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#4 posted 02-14-2014 01:01 PM

Thanks!!! Appreciate the kind words Ken, Chris and John.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 01:51 PM

Amazing, well done.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#6 posted 02-14-2014 02:07 PM

Howdy, I’m trying my first carving. After seeing your masterpieces, I feel like throwing mine into the fire. Fantastic job!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Brian Sims

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#7 posted 02-14-2014 03:01 PM

Thank you Dale!

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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Brian Sims

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#8 posted 02-14-2014 03:03 PM

Mark,
If you saw my first carvings you would be hard pressed to tell if it was the bird it was supposed to be. Keep carving and remember, there are no mistakes in carving, only smaller carvings.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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#9 posted 02-14-2014 03:16 PM

This is beautiful work, Brian. You have a lot of talent.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 02-14-2014 03:48 PM

You are certainly an accomplished wood carver. Well done! Looks like your second link is ‘broken’?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Brian Sims

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#11 posted 02-14-2014 03:51 PM

Thanks Charles and Ron!!!

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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#12 posted 02-14-2014 07:44 PM

Beautiful work Brian. How long did the cross take to finish?

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Brian Sims

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#13 posted 02-14-2014 10:29 PM

Thank you Murch! If I add the hours together, about 5 days.

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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#14 posted 02-14-2014 10:32 PM

Very Nice Indeed Brian! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Can You Hear The Toilet Flushing?

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Brian Sims

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#15 posted 02-14-2014 11:27 PM

Thank you Rick!

-- Brian, Ohio, http://hipshotwood.com, http://anniversaryoriginals.com

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