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Chip Carved Ball Foot Box

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 02-08-2019 12:49 PM 1225 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chip Carved Ball Foot Box
Basswood, 6×9 x 3H, top and bottom 7×10 x 1/2, with maple ball feet, concealed barbed hinges
Chip Carved with one knife, My Chip Carving Modified Diamond Deluxe Knife
Clear Rustoleum Matte Acrylic followed by gel stain, acrylic paint, light gel stain antiquing
I added the antiquing because I felt the paint colors were too bright :-)
Thanks for looking
All the best to you with your woodworking and carving!
Marty

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





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savannah505

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#1 posted 02-08-2019 02:10 PM

Very cool and unique. Excellent work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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pottz

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#2 posted 02-08-2019 03:12 PM

nice carving work marty love your design.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 02-08-2019 04:31 PM

Very appealing to the eyes. Beautiful work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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therealSteveN

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#4 posted 02-08-2019 05:01 PM

Really nice. I think maybe I like the side detail more than the leaves, but put together it’s really nice.

Thanks for posting.

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htl

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#5 posted 02-08-2019 09:42 PM

The sides are just as beautiful as the top in a different way so they really complement each other for one outstanding project.

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#6 posted 02-08-2019 09:57 PM

You did a great job making the colors just right. The chip carving is fantastic.

-- Julian

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NormG

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#7 posted 02-09-2019 12:03 AM

Love the top colors

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 02-09-2019 09:43 AM

Beautiful carving and finishing Marty!

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#9 posted 02-09-2019 02:10 PM

One of our best, beautiful.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Calmudgeon

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#10 posted 02-10-2019 12:30 PM

That’s a thing of beauty. I love that lid design.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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MyChipCarving

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#11 posted 02-10-2019 11:21 PM

Thanks all! The photos represent the actual colors which I’m glad about. After the acrylic it was just a bit too bright for my taste. The antiquing did the trick IMHO. :-)

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

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#12 posted 02-12-2019 07:15 PM

Very kewl, and gratz on D3

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

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#13 posted 02-13-2019 10:03 PM

Great prodject!

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