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FINALLY working on pieces

01-10-2012 04:40 PM by Craig Havran | 0 comments »

So I’ve turned some pawns out of yellow poplar to try to narrow down the look I want. I then realized I wanted to base my set off of a king so I’ve started on those. The first one looked terrible, but I think that I’ve got it. At least I hope so because I spent an hour on creating a template to duplicate this one. It is a shade over 4” and a base of about 1 3/4”. You may notice the jacked up finial on top. Well, I initally had it turned to where I could carve out two sides to reveal a cross, but realizing it was just a practice piece I strutted over to the bandsaw to make quick work of it. First side, success… Second side, wood explosion! I enjoy bo...

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