My style of carving

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Project by Jess Littlefield posted 05-02-2018 02:18 PM 806 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

using a dremel. The picture of what I was started with didn’t have very much carving and maybe some of the pieces was missing or else the voids were in there on purpose..Sometimes my add libbing goes haywire. The clock ended up being about 35 inches long from an 18” in pattern. Again my baby blue stain or dye changes color when applied to maple wood and actually I have about eight different high lighted colors applied after the light blue got the first coats of clear lacquer. I tried something different for the dial and lens and had to come up with tapping some threads in the wood to hold it all together. I ordered a curved round lens from a place in Arizona then had to build it in and the little flower looking ends glued into the middle of the flowers for removing the lens to set work on the hands if needed later…This place carries any diameter lens which was good to find this place for later ordering. The dial I found on line and printed it then enlarged it to go with the size of the clock. Since the dial is covered I used a satin photo paper that is used when printing out pictures from a camera..Most of the time when I make the dials I use 1/8” Baltic Birch plywood and scroll saw out the numbers….I got lazy on this clock and by passed the scrolling numbers. Glad to answer any questions, thanks for looking.

-- Jess Littlefield

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#1 posted 05-02-2018 02:27 PM

Very beautiful

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 05-02-2018 02:53 PM

Interesting results, very creative.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 05-02-2018 03:22 PM

Very Nice Indeed! & Well Done Also!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#4 posted 05-02-2018 04:16 PM

Everything about your projects is just magnificant! Amaizing carving skill and style.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 05:07 PM

Great work! The asymmetric design makes the piece quite interesting.



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#6 posted 05-02-2018 06:20 PM

Beautiful work.

Way past my meager patience and skill levels.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 11-24-2018 12:01 AM

That’s very nice. You are quite the craftsman!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#8 posted 11-24-2018 12:40 AM

Gorgeous work, Jess!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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