More photos from Tamas Gyenes, See the first post here: https://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2015/11/30/tamas-gyenes-riven-beech-chests/
Carving through the surface to expose the lighter wood –
Here’s how the surface is prepared for that work:
The grooves aren’t cut with a plow plane, but with this tool. It seems to me like a small twybill. Detail of the grooving follows.
Shaving of the week right here:
His note told me he’s working on his 69th chest! And that’s in addition to working a job, having a family, restoring old pieces and writing & researching about the chests. Hmm. seems familiar. Thanks again, Tamas. I’ll keep in touch.