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Project by otis501 posted 03-29-2014 02:09 AM 1510 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

some in pine, basswood, and poplar





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LarryL

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#1 posted 03-29-2014 03:21 AM

Your boxes are beautiful, the detail makes each box special. I like to make boxes, also, but haven’t learned to chip carve witch adds a whole different level to any box. Congrats.

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#2 posted 03-29-2014 04:33 AM

Otis,

Those represent A LOT of work! Great boxes. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

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#3 posted 03-29-2014 04:55 AM

Otis, very nice work!
Could you describe how you did this amount of detailing?

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#4 posted 03-29-2014 05:14 AM

Very nice carving.

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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#5 posted 03-29-2014 07:36 AM

Great looking detail.

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#6 posted 03-29-2014 11:58 AM

Some very nice boxes there Otis. You sure are good at carving the Celtic pattern. Excellent stuff.
Thanks for sharing.

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jeffswildwood

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#7 posted 03-29-2014 12:53 PM

These are very original. I MUST give this a try someday. My Son said this would be great for a wooden photo album. Beautiful work!

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Ron Ford

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#8 posted 03-29-2014 02:43 PM

Beautiful, beautiful work. I admire your skill AND your patience!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 03-29-2014 04:13 PM

All of these boxes are outstanding. You do beautiful work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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otis501

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#10 posted 03-29-2014 04:33 PM

Thanks to all, the celtic knots are the easest to cut but hardest to plot the pattern the kind of red-gold with a lot of carving, I got the pattern from a floor mat, and I tried to count how many cuts I had to make for that pattern, but there are just to many.

thanks
otis

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#11 posted 03-30-2014 09:41 PM

Great looking boxes

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#12 posted 04-02-2014 04:19 PM

Wow! Those are exquisite boxes. Like the intricate carvings, very beautiful work.

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