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Forum topic by Heidi Neely posted 08-28-2012 11:30 PM 1063 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Heidi Neely

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08-28-2012 11:30 PM

Hello my fellow LJ’s….long time, no see! I haven’t been around on here for a while, and it seems some odd phenomena has been occurring while I was away from the site.

The 1st time it happened, I thought it was a typing mistake, the 2nd time…I wasn’t so sure. This time I KNOW it wasn’t by accident! That’s 3 guys in a row to comment on my profile that they like my “curving” or “curvings” instead of CARVING/S.

Could it REALLY be a simple slip of the keys, woodworkers who just can’t spell the simple word carvings (?), or is talking about our female figures the new way to address the females on LJ’s?

I’d like to think that I have enough projects posted on here to not be seen as fluff, and someone who really enjoys what I do, showing that I’ve developed some skill at it over the past 4 years. Either way…I say thank you….but my “curvings” aren’t on display for review, while my CARVINGS are! lol! Things that make you go hmmmm….. ;-)

Anyway, just my 2 cents for the moment….carry on LJ’s :-)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”


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Roger

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#1 posted 08-28-2012 11:43 PM

I always appreciate your carvings. You are an amazing arteeest. Keep on carving, and I’ll keep on lookin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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HighRockWoodworking

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 11:47 PM

I don’t know about your “curvings” but I love you carving work. You know woodworkers don’t tend to get out of the shop very often…

Keep up the good work.

-- Chris Adkins, http://highrockwoodworking.com/

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mikethetermite

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#3 posted 08-29-2012 12:13 AM

I always enjoy seeing your carvings. You have come a long way with your carvings.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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dakremer

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#4 posted 08-29-2012 12:16 AM

I’m not even going to get into this one…...

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 08-29-2012 12:26 AM

I am gonna say something here that may make me seem stupid! You know the old saying goes keep your mouth shut and appear stupid or open your mouth and remove all doubt!
Well as for your CARVING IT IS WONDERFUL! Keep it up!
As I was saying I have trouble spelling sometimes, I never was good at that subject!
And from time to time I will look at someone else’s comment and see if they commented with the same word I was going to use, then I use there spelling in hopes it would be spelled right.
In that chance if it was spelled CURVING! I would have also put in the word CURVING and not CARVING!
I use spell check and the paper thing that words are spelled in a lot!
Anyway this is most likely not what happened!
Just my 2 cents worth!
Thanks

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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OnlyJustME

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#6 posted 08-29-2012 12:34 AM

I would have to think that some are trying to be funny with a play on misspelled words. It could be do to the couple female form carvings you have done or the one photo of you holding the coat of arms carving (slightly low cut blouse). This is all it takes to get the guys that have spent to much time alone in the shop all riled up to rut. I apologize for men being men instead of gentlemen.

Your carvings are fantastic and you are very talented. Keep up the good work and i look forward to your future projects. Do you use all hand tools or do you use a dremel type tool too?

p.s. Be aware when putting your 2 cents in, you only get a penny for your thoughts. You’re losing money. lol

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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Gary

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#7 posted 08-29-2012 12:50 AM

Hey Heidi…. I wiish someone liked MY curvings.. No one seems to like ROUND any longer. You know I appreciate your talent.
Say Hi to Keith

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 08-29-2012 12:55 AM

as one of the best to toture English I´m well aware of misspelling … but not even I cuold have done this
so I can only applause you for stepping up

great to see you back Heidi :-)
has you get some better carving chisels for your hand

take care
Dennis

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Moron

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#9 posted 08-29-2012 04:16 AM

did you read that you get a free clamp if you get the most postings ?

u have some serious competition for a “free” clamp, I’m not your competitor, but I do have some free clamps to give away. only available to 2nd prize though

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Heidi Neely

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#10 posted 08-29-2012 04:52 AM

Thanks everyone for your input on the subject. I hope I didn’t make my post sound as though I’m horribly mad or offended. I actually had a good chuckle over it, but was just curious if it’s becoming a common play on words to have a little fun with the jock-ettes, or if it was honest spelling mistakes. I just found it odd that 3 woodworkers in a row didn’t know how to spell carvings, lol! I assumed it wasnt by accident by the 3rd.

To answer the question above, I use NO power tools in my carvings what so ever. All done by hand with chisels (and mallet when extra force is needed).

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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Heidi Neely

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#11 posted 08-29-2012 05:23 AM

Dennis, Sadly I still haven’t gotten the smaller palm chisels to better fit my hands, as $$$ is always tight, and the ends never seen to quite meet, but someday I will!! :-)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 08-29-2012 06:47 AM

sadly we don´t have a moneystrecher like the woodstrecher
the nearest I can get to that is my kitchengarden
and even that one is hard enoff to pull food out of since my hand ain´t the greenest .. LOL

have a great day
Dennis

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MsDebbieP

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#13 posted 08-29-2012 09:29 AM

if it continues please let us know. Although it might have been a slip and it might have been found humorous it is still disrespectful since you don’t know the people

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 08-29-2012 09:53 AM

Heidi, I went to your projects page and took a look and they are all very nicely done. You do very good work so keep the carvings coming.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#15 posted 08-29-2012 10:31 AM

I hope they’re using a phone with auto correct and it truely was a mistake. I would like to think we’re above that. That being said, there are are always (unfortunately) a few who are not. I hope you can ignore the ignorant ones and continue gracing the rest of us with your projects.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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