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wild wood called Indian Sysam
-- Eli Adamit, Israel
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wild wood called indian sysam
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#1 posted 05-24-2009 01:37 PM
Awesome carving,,,,,,,Welcome to Lumberjocks!
-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)
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#2 posted 05-24-2009 01:46 PM
Looks like someone that I once knew.. just kiddingLooks like the carving was inside the wood all along and you just released it.And welcome to the nut house.
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
#3 posted 05-24-2009 02:10 PM
Thanks for your comments,A lot of people recognized in him (it) as some one they knew. Once, when it was in an exhibition, a lady shouted to her husband to come fast, and asked him with a lot of excitement: “isn’t it my uncle Jacob?” and in another case a person hold his head with two hands and said surprisingly to his friend ” this is my father”. Actual, it is a typical west European person 50 years ago.
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#4 posted 05-24-2009 02:24 PM
A true artist indeed.
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#5 posted 05-24-2009 02:45 PM
He does have an ‘Everyman’ quality. My mind creates a story for him that starts with his neck emerging from a too loose collar. And I am the only one in the world with that story. Thank you, Eli. Did you plan for the grain to crate a striped tie effect, or did you get lucky?
-- Knowledge Is Responsibility
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#6 posted 05-24-2009 03:10 PM
that just rocks sucks you right into it.great work show us more
-- jim nevada
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#7 posted 05-24-2009 03:14 PM
Stunning piece of art. Welcom to our site!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#8 posted 05-24-2009 04:04 PM
Eli,That is absolutely stunning. So nice to have you here.Kimball
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#9 posted 05-24-2009 04:10 PM
That is a fine carving, work of art. The grain of the wood worked perfect. Subject mater is just okay with me, but I’m more wildlife oriented, but you did a fantastic job on it! Really great! Welcome and thanks….................
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#10 posted 05-24-2009 05:54 PM
Very nice carving. Would have liked to see more pictures. Well done
-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~
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#11 posted 05-24-2009 05:56 PM
This is outstanding!!! I actually feel like I’m looking at a real person! the expression on his face is so lifelike .And the wood you used is perfect for this piece.
Great Job!! And Welcome to LJs
-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,
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#12 posted 05-24-2009 06:07 PM
Absolutely great carving. Awesome job. What wood did you use for the carving and what finish did you use?
-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps
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#13 posted 05-24-2009 07:44 PM
WOW!!! Great job. Welcome to lumberjocks.
-- Dennis Zongker
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#14 posted 05-24-2009 08:01 PM
Hey EliThat’s a great carving unbelievable. So nice with great expression on his face.Welcome to LJs
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#15 posted 05-24-2009 08:06 PM
nice work… welcome to lumberjocks .. looking forward to seeing more of your work
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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