Chip carved serving trays

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Project by NausetWood posted 05-15-2018 12:58 PM 1385 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently got into that art of chip carving. I wasn’t sure what to do with these carvings so my wife suggested I make them into serving trays. I now run NausetWood and make these trays part tme for high end gift shops on cape cod. I am retired and love working for myself. I am a worked as an industrial arts teacher for 35 years.

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#1 posted 05-15-2018 01:36 PM

I dig it.

Great job with the staining too.

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#2 posted 05-15-2018 01:59 PM

wow very impressive! I am also a Tech teacher, currently in my 12th year. I have been able to post so much over the last few days because we are currently giving the students our state’s “Keystone Exams”, PA’s standardized tests. Wish I was in the shop making dust, but at least I’m able to catch up on some stuff on here.

Where did you work? What Grade level? Sounds like to you have found a niche market, and on Cape Cod I’m sure you are able to find lots of buyers, as well. Can’t wait to see what else you have to post!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#3 posted 05-15-2018 03:06 PM

Beautiful! Nice crisp chip carving and great colors. I really like these.
And I love your shop organization too.

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#4 posted 05-15-2018 03:44 PM

That is beautiful work. Thank you for sharing!

-- Eric, Mesa AZ.,

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#5 posted 05-15-2018 04:05 PM

Those are extremely attractive. I bet you have no trouble getting them into high end gift shops with how nice and professional they look. I’d have a hard time picking which one to buy.

-- John D, OP, KS

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#6 posted 05-15-2018 06:15 PM

Wow, those are beautifully carved. Great work.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 05-15-2018 07:31 PM

Great looking trays. I like the design, did you made it by yourself?


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#8 posted 05-15-2018 08:05 PM

These serving trays are so beautiful and nicely done.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 05-15-2018 09:52 PM

Beautiful work. Good for you.


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#10 posted 05-15-2018 09:58 PM

Well done all around! You’ve given those trays personality.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#11 posted 05-15-2018 11:10 PM

My chip carving is no where near as nice as yours Steve.
And, it a very cool idea making those panels into serving trays.
I bet you get a pretty penny for them.
(They do look very cool.)

And your nice work area makes me want to go out into my shop and clean up a little..haha

Thank you brother.
Your stuff rocks.

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#12 posted 05-15-2018 11:23 PM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 05-16-2018 12:38 AM

Wonderfully done!

-- AJ

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#14 posted 05-16-2018 12:58 AM

Beautiful work. I’d like to figure out chip carving as well.

-- ~Daniel

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#15 posted 05-19-2018 12:37 PM

wow, very nice. something to aspire to.

-- I do this for fun.

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