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wood Assemblage

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#1 posted 1973 days ago

Nice! Interesting to look at. Great wood and shapes.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 1972 days ago

welcome to LJ!! Interesting project. Great carving of the human hand. That is one of the hardest things to carve, trust me, I’ve tried :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 1972 days ago

Another unique carving

-- Custom furniture

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Rob W

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#5 posted 1971 days ago


-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!,

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#6 posted 1917 days ago

This is outstanding! To me,this is about the variations in textures,woods,and shaping that are like a visual journey to the hand.Like a hike through forest and stream to reach a waterfall.
Well done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#7 posted 1916 days ago

Wow! What an analogy. Glad you like it. And of course, it is also about the eroticisation of the hand as an organ of pleasure in addition to the erect penile member and pudendum. But I love your analogy! Thanks Andy.

By the way, I am originally from (eastern) Oregon but have spent much time in and around Sutherlin while growing up, as my grandmother was a 6th grade teacher there and my grandfather worked for the State Fish & Game (counting fish going up the fish ladder at the dam between Sutherlin and Roseburg). I have pleasant memories of the place.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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Eli Adamit

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#8 posted 1878 days ago

Hi Rick, this project is very nice from the following points of view, woodcarving. Colors and it catch you to think about the meaning of this project and what you want to express to the audience. After looking at it, I could not jump to the next project. I stayed and think about it. Thanks you for sharing it with us.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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361 posts in 1973 days

#9 posted 1878 days ago

Thanks Eli for your comments and glad you enjoyed the piece. To provoke contemplation on the work and its meaning is something that I try to do with all my ‘fine art’ pieces. Guess I was successful then, on this one.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#10 posted 1461 days ago

i’m still pushing my jaw back up…i’ll read some Freud & check back later! -too wonderful to describe -all the works posted

-- christine

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#11 posted 1461 days ago

Ha Ha… the Freud might come in handy in trying to figure me out….LOL

Glad you like the piece and others.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#12 posted 1428 days ago

Had to be Freud? I was just ready for someone to say, “young grasshopper, once you snatch pebble from my hand, then you will be ready.” So much for Kung Fu

-- Someday I will be more than a sawdust wisperer

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#13 posted 1189 days ago

Impressive. Artwork

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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