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  • Stever063
    Carving photos
    by Stever063
    Good day, I am a beginner carver just trying to gain skills and insight. Pictures included are a few carvings I have done. I was just wondering if people thought they are sellable and if so how much you think these pieces would go for. All carvings are cedar. The two faces are just carved into 2x6cedar...
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    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
  • Merle Rice
    Practicing Pyrography Shading.
    by Merle Rice
    Looking for a Project to do and decided to get out my Burning Tools and Practice Shading . Watched a couple Tutorials on the Internet then decided on this Pattern from Pinterest. A Simple Pattern a lot of Shading and I Enjoyed it, also no Clean up after. The Wife Claimed it before it was Finished,...
    Yesterday, 09:45 AM
  • Morrow7x
    Cheap and easy pallet/scrollsaw/bandsaw project...
    by Morrow7x
    Or I guess I could call it a "diversion"... ;-)

    I had cut up a pallet our patio furniture arrived on, thinking little rough-sawn chunks would be handy for something, someday. My dad had been having fun with his scrollsaw, and gave me one twenty or more years ago. Frankly, I never...
    09-26-2023, 07:48 PM