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  1. Thread: Exhibitionist #3

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    Your work always a sense of bizarre wonder,...

    Your work always a sense of bizarre wonder, always love the bone references. Hope it does well for you


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  2. Damm I didn't write carba tech I put in the...

    Damm I didn't write carba tech I put in the woodsmith address an it changed it.


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    The Woodsmith
  3. The wood smith in Croyden sells jelutong and they...

    The wood smith in Croyden sells jelutong and they also do sales via the internet. Think its CARBA-TEC - Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machines or google it. Bit pricey but reliable


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  4. Thread: First Carvings

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    Great walking man, really nice form, would like...

    Great walking man, really nice form, would like to see more pics of it and the other one (can't actually see that one all that well). Timber and tools would be interesting


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  5. Thread: Rosette

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    Considering the timber u used that's a pretty...

    Considering the timber u used that's a pretty good job. Probably find life easier with some jelutong.


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    Looks like a good deal, appears to be an older...

    Looks like a good deal, appears to be an older version but in good nick. mines 1/8 hp and has heaps of grunt, in fact if u jam the bit it snaps the cable real quick. what size chuck does the hand...
  7. Thread: New Wips

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    Yep use a Foredom with a 25mm carbide burr ...

    Yep use a Foredom with a 25mm carbide burr


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    Lol Iggy

    Lol


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  9. Thread: New Wips

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    Constrained wave

    With this last piece, I'm playing with the idea of locking some of the dimensions in a plank shape only working within those boundaries. Not entirely happy with it so far but there are some parts...
  10. Thread: New Wips

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    Bone WIP

    These are based on bony structures.
  11. Thread: New Wips

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    New Wips

    These first pieces are based on seeds, shells and sea creatures, carved in Huon. They range from final sanding stage to final shaping.
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    Just lovely work, love the detail in the claw....

    Just lovely work, love the detail in the claw. Are they going to be mounted on the burl box?


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    Nice work, just got back to Melb from Hobart...

    Nice work, just got back to Melb from Hobart tonite, we had some snow up on Mt Field on Friday. Chilly. What is the project u are planning with the series?
  14. Thread: China project

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    Huon pine is also dug up out the mud in SW Tassie...

    Huon pine is also dug up out the mud in SW Tassie and can be of a similar age


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    Looking good so far Iggy

    Looking good so far


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  16. Thread: handy tools

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    Stop now your just being an ass Iggy

    Stop now your just being an ass


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  17. Thread: Serving Bowl

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    Epoxies are fine as long as you don't have an...

    Epoxies are fine as long as you don't have an aesthetic objection. I find using clear casting resin doesn't overpower the design.
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    Great work, love the elastic sided boot

    Great work, love the elastic sided boot
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    Yes I am still carving, at the moment they are...

    Yes I am still carving, at the moment they are small pieces based on the contrast between curves and edges. My Mum is going blind so I thought pieces whose major focus was touch might be interesting,...
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    They do still post from time although I haven't...

    They do still post from time although I haven't seen Artesano for a while
  21. Thread: Shells

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    Nice work, the second piece is my favorite and...

    Nice work, the second piece is my favorite and from what I can see the cracks dont seem to detract from it. They just seem to speak of age and natural processes.
  22. Thread: bARBED wIRE cANOE

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    Can only see one picture, would love to see more.

    Can only see one picture, would love to see more.
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    David Copperfield where are you when we need...

    David Copperfield where are you when we need you???
  24. Thread: JJ - Spoon (2009)

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    This is great, nice idea

    This is great, nice idea
  25. Thread: ..Stiletto

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    ..Stiletto

    Nice indeed
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    Huon pine seed pod WIP

    Wow springwater that's interesting, unusual work he does
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    Huon pine seed pod WIP

    Lovely shape, kind of has the look of a Morton bay bug.
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    Don't know how cheap they are over there but the...

    Don't know how cheap they are over there but the Foredom is very good. Have had one for 2 years of hard work after destroying several Dremels and no complaints, as they are made in the US you can...
  29. Thread: Day of the Jackal

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    Perhaps a collar and registration tag :)....

    Perhaps a collar and registration tag :). Modernizing something as ancient and stylized as that is certainly a ticklish problem, will watch with interest.
  30. Thread: Huon carving

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    Huon carving

    Geez Movay I'm glad it wasn't as hard to carve as that !!!
  31. Thread: Huon carving

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    Huon carving

    Sorry you were distressed by my post Big Shed I wasn't aware it could be turned off but I think it's solved now
  32. Thread: Huon carving

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    Huon carving

    Seems like 2 hours of carving to 8 of sanding, thank you Apple for the iPad at least I get music when banished to the shed for making dust. : )


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  33. Thread: Silenced 2

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    Silenced 2

    Nice, dark and totemic with a twist of Silence of the Lambs. Is the mouthpiece aluminium?


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    Tom Eckert - Sculptor

    It does seem that if you can hang it on a wall people are more inclined to buy



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  35. Thread: The Quest

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    The Quest

    I can't help thinking of Luneigs cartoons when I see those birds, somewhat sad and whimsical


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  36. Thread: Huon carving

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    Yes the "Spanish Dancer" was in my mind as I...

    Yes the "Spanish Dancer" was in my mind as I worked on this, good get.
  37. Thread: Huon carving

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    Huon carving

    The piece is about 400/450 mm long, the sap wood is quite pale but the heart wood is yellow and has lots of complex figuring that is not visible in the photo. Still working on sanding, used to hate...
  38. Thread: Fern

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    Beautiful work:2tsup:

    Beautiful work:2tsup:
  39. Thread: Huon carving

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    Huon carving

    Started this recently, loosely based on seeds and sea creatures

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    Goonies R Good Enough...

    Best of all once they're empty you can use them as a pillow for a bit of a snooze


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    Nice work Whittling, I really like your use of...

    Nice work Whittling, I really like your use of the branches for your lizard stick, works well. In regard to your Q about relief carving I teach it as either "In the round" (able to be picked up and...
  42. Thread: Digital Cameras

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    I'm taking a stab in the dark that you have...

    I'm taking a stab in the dark that you have successfully used a non digital camera in the past, if so then there is little actual difference to digital. They are both boxes with a hole in one end and...
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    Beautiful piece, how on earth (apart from "very...

    Beautiful piece, how on earth (apart from "very carefully") do you finish all those tiny internals. How long was the construction process?
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    I encourage my students to copy the work of...

    I encourage my students to copy the work of artists they love even if only as a skill exercise or an experience of the humbling realization that what appeared easy was actually very difficult....
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    Yes, something I tell my students when they come...

    Yes, something I tell my students when they come out with an "I could paint that" in reference to a Pollock painting or similar.
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    Great idea thanks for posting it.

    Great idea thanks for posting it.
  47. Thread: Bugged

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    Yeah I realized after I posted that there was...

    Yeah I realized after I posted that there was nothing to easily scale them with, they come out at about 600mm. I'd be up for that challenge Undie, anyone else interested?
  48. Thread: Bugged

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    Bugged

    Been playing around with some construction work using matchsticks and fairy floss sticks, while its not solid timber work it does mean I can sit in the warm and work during cold winter months (as...
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    Oh and heres the link to the complete arsenal...

    Oh and heres the link to the complete arsenal https://www.woodworkforums.com/f10/complete-arsenal-119884/
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    :biggrin2: :biggrin2: :biggrin2:

    :biggrin2: :biggrin2: :biggrin2:
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