LumberJocks

hand carved Virgin Mary.

  • Advertise with us
Project by Arthouse posted 06-18-2014 03:10 PM 667 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
hand carved Virgin Mary.
hand carved Virgin Mary. No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I hand carved this Virgin Mary out of vintage wood piece that came from on old European door bottom. I went vertical with the design so I could use the grain as a design element for her drapery work on her tunic. I think it was some type of spanish oak that worked out . All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





7 comments so far

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15798 posts in 1522 days


#1 posted 06-18-2014 03:26 PM

Very nice carving.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

11467 posts in 1760 days


#2 posted 06-18-2014 04:33 PM

Nice carving…......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View Woodbridge's profile

Woodbridge

2723 posts in 1073 days


#3 posted 06-18-2014 09:24 PM

great carving. I like the minimalist style of the carving and how it integrates with the piece of wood you used.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Fr. Thomas Bailey, OSB's profile

Fr. Thomas Bailey, OSB

75 posts in 308 days


#4 posted 06-19-2014 03:25 AM

A beautiful image. Part of series perhaps … beginning of a Crucifixion scene?

-- Fr. Thomas, http://www.monkwerks.org

View bowtie's profile

bowtie

829 posts in 1001 days


#5 posted 06-19-2014 11:40 AM

Beautiful

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

4595 posts in 947 days


#6 posted 06-19-2014 01:40 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

View Jeff_in_KCMO's profile

Jeff_in_KCMO

155 posts in 995 days


#7 posted 06-19-2014 03:32 PM

very classical… love the simplicity

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase