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Allison

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#1 posted 04-09-2009 09:43 PM

I love it, very interesting piece. I think it looks great!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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isetegija

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#2 posted 04-09-2009 09:53 PM

Wow , this is absolutely awesome !

Thanks for sharing with us .

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Julian

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#3 posted 04-10-2009 12:14 AM

Very nice carving!

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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savannah505

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#4 posted 04-10-2009 01:05 AM

Wow, a bit on the mind blowing side, great work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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LocalMac

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#5 posted 04-10-2009 01:12 AM

Was it difficult to carve this out of pine? I tried carving pine last summer and I found that when I’d carve details it was very easy to cut off too much or some parts would easily tear off. Great job.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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rodb

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#6 posted 04-10-2009 01:54 AM

Hi LocalMac
Pine can be hard to carve. You need very sharp chisels and a lot of patience.
I will use a dremel for all of the detail work and I also hand sand alot.
Thanks for the comment.
Rod

-- R

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Beaverwood

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#7 posted 04-10-2009 02:50 AM

Great relief carvings..I have done similar carvings and used them for woodcut print editions..Printmaking is a neat way to reproduce the carved image with an edition of prints. The best part is after I am done using the carving as a print block it becomes a work of art on its own. Also a bit of advice to improve your photos….get yourself a large piece of white fabric or painters drop cloth and then tack it up to your fence before hanging your piece to photo. This blocks everything execpt what you want your audience to focus on…your art! Keep on keepin on…

-- Dave, North Dakota,http://www.northdakotanart.com

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craigktx

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#8 posted 04-10-2009 03:34 AM

nice work.
i like seeing pieces against a background like your fence it give some scale to the work.

-- craig kuhn

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mtnwild

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#9 posted 04-10-2009 04:19 AM

Nice piece, interesting to look at. Cool shapes..

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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mcoyfrog

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#10 posted 04-14-2009 06:46 PM

Mann thats intense, I love it… good job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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