Newport style concave shell carving

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Project by Jeffrey Alexander posted 02-27-2014 10:55 PM 1836 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Concave shell applique for drawer fronts. Done on QS sycamore. First attempt, using Mary May’s traditional carving class on the internet. 9 1/2 inches long, 4 1/2 inches tall. I just HAD to buy a new scroll saw to finish this.

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."

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#1 posted 02-27-2014 10:58 PM

Nice carving Jeffrey!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#2 posted 02-27-2014 11:54 PM

very nice work, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 02-28-2014 12:22 AM

That’s going to add some amazing detail to the project! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#4 posted 02-28-2014 12:55 AM

The colors in the grain seem to radiate from the piece. Nice.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 03-01-2014 03:43 AM

Nice, very nice!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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