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Forum topic by thechipcarver posted 06-03-2017 06:22 PM 622 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thechipcarver

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06-03-2017 06:22 PM

Found this chip carved plate at Goodwill today.

I hate to see great crafted items just donated to Goodwill and not past down.
So now I’m trying to figure out who the carver is. Here is the carver’s signature.

Does anyone out there recognize it?

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."


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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 06-03-2017 06:50 PM

I hope you find him. He deserves recognition for his talent. That’s a beautiful piece.

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Aj2

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#2 posted 06-03-2017 07:27 PM

It could be William Turner he’s a pirate.

-- Aj

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#3 posted 06-03-2017 07:46 PM

OR … William Thomas “W. T.” Cosgrave he was an Irish politician.
 

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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