Woodcarving: Very low relief 1/8 deep carving and Antique Doors.

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Project by Alexander Grabovetskiy posted 12-30-2012 01:59 PM 7372 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In September of 2012 I was commissioned to carve on antique mahogany doors from big old house in Pennsylvania. House about 10000 sq. f. Age of those doors 100 years. from 1911. Doors were not solid mahogany they had only 1/8” panels on top of pine raised panel. So my WOODCARVING has to by only 1/8” think. Professional woodcarvers call that type of carving low relief woodcarving

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 04:59 PM

I like it!

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 05:28 PM

Wonderful carving a great job and so beautiful.


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#4 posted 12-30-2012 05:35 PM

That is a beautiful carving. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 12-30-2012 06:07 PM

Nice work. Probably a little scarey making sure not to cut through!

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#6 posted 12-31-2012 07:41 AM

You are a very patient man! It is so difficult to achieve what you have accomplished. I’ve done relief carving and frankly I wasn’t good at it. The work requires meticulous attention to detail with no fatigue allowed.
Beautiful work! Thank you for sharing…......

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#7 posted 12-31-2012 10:51 AM

Simply awesome. Seems to be your standard! :-)

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-31-2012 02:26 PM

That is quite an accomplishment. Fantastic results!

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#9 posted 01-01-2013 12:26 AM

As usual, I am blown away.. just amazing work..

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#10 posted 05-02-2014 03:41 AM

I have got a very old traditional door and bought it from do you think the idea of restoration you have will preserve much of its vintage look?

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