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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





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helluvawreck

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

Very nice carving.

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Jim Jakosh

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

Nice carving…......Jim

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Woodbridge

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#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

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Fr. Thomas Bailey, OSB

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#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

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bowtie

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

Beautiful

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

Very nicely done.

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Jeff_in_LSMO

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

very classical… love the simplicity

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