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Thread: My tool panel UPDATED! Made the rasp!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007

    My tool panel UPDATED! Made the rasp!

    Hi guys, as many of you have shown interest in my carved tool panel I can't but show it here.

    I'm afraid it is still in its very begginings but I pretend to devote regular time to it so I can finish it before 2012. So far I've only removed bottomed it out with a router, and started working on the left hand side.

    What I did was to take the picture I'm including and drew the outline of the tools. It took me while to find out a visual composition that I liked together with looking ahead about the carving problems I would encounter putting one tool on top or under another.

    The other guy next to it you've already seen it, I've been tweaking it a bit and still needs the final clean up but for that one I need to be in the proper frame of mind or I'll mess it up

    Thanks for looking, comments, critics and suggestion are welcome.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails 01 tools.jpg   02 tools.jpg   03 tools.jpg   04 tools.jpg   05 tools.jpg  

    06 tools.jpg   07 tools.jpg  
    Last edited by Toni Ciuraneta; 04-25-2011 at 07:53 PM.
    Best regards,

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  2. #2
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    Oct 2006
    Central NY State
    Looks like you are off to a great start.

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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Thats really neat Toni. Very nice.

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    Mar 2008
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
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    Sep 2007
    Plainwell, Michigan
    That is going to be an incredible carving when it is complete Toni, way cool

  6. #6
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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Love it. Work of art and a record of tool history.
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    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA

    That mallet looks ready. I just want to pick it right off of the whole piece.

  8. #8
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    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Now you see, that is why Toni is an artist and I'm just a hack

    I see that pile of tools on the floor, an I think "oh boy, got to pick all of them up and put them away".

    Toni sees them and thinks, "Boy that would make a very cool 3D carving to hang on my wall"......

    Very cool indeed Toni, keep it up
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  9. #9
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    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    I love both of the carvings Toni. Just truly awesome.

    What's the inspiration for the second carving?

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    Dec 2007
    Billings Missouri near Springfield Mo
    That is gona be SO cool Toni
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