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8" beaded rim wedding plate, chip carved

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 09-30-2015 03:11 PM 1806 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

8” beaded rim wedding plate
Basswood
Gel stain, sealer, satin lacquer

I adapted a pattern from Tatiana Baldina to use on this plate. For the rim and back I first applied a gel stain, then applied the pattern and carved through the stain to leave the white chips underneath. After the carving was completed I applied one coat of Seal Coat Sanding Sealer followed by three coats of spray satin lacquer.

I hope Stefanie and Ricky will remember their wedding vows every time they see this plate.

Thanks for looking!
Marty

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996





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Holzarbeiterin

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#1 posted 09-30-2015 04:24 PM

That”s a really wonderful plate. I am always in awe of people who can do such wonderfully skilled chip carving. I’ve given it a shot by taking an introductory course that was held at a woodworking club I belonged to a few years back but couldn’t quite get the hang of it. I’m truly jealous of your talent.

-- Linda - It's only a mistake if you do it twice!

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MyChipCarving

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#2 posted 09-30-2015 04:40 PM

Linda,
Thanks for your comments. If you are interested in trying chip carving again, I am sure I can teach you how to chip carve plates like this and many other items. Helping you succeed is a main part of my work.
Video tutorials to get you going are free. Sign up here – http://mychipcarving.com/amember/signup/index/c/

Others will be jealous of your talent soon!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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#3 posted 09-30-2015 06:22 PM

Marty – You really are superb in your work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 10-01-2015 03:49 AM

Realy amaizing carving with so many details. Very precise composition.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 10-27-2015 11:05 PM

That 2-tone is fantastic Marty

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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