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thinking – made from Ficus

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#1 posted 06-16-2009 12:39 PM


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#2 posted 06-16-2009 02:44 PM

Hey that is awesome!
Very nice work.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#3 posted 06-16-2009 03:24 PM

Great piece. I love those wrinkles in the forhead where his fingers are touching.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 06-16-2009 04:09 PM

Well done looks great

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-16-2009 05:05 PM

Great work! When looking at this piece its gets me to thinking …about my next project.

Great Job!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#6 posted 06-16-2009 07:20 PM

Very nice carving.

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

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#7 posted 06-16-2009 11:12 PM

I was thinking that this turned out pretty nice. Well done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#8 posted 06-17-2009 03:40 AM

I was thinking you did a great job!

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#9 posted 06-18-2009 02:21 AM

Nice looking piece. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 06-18-2009 02:22 AM

Very nice. I am jealous.

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#11 posted 06-22-2009 12:16 PM

Thanks to all for your compliments.
RJ , This is one of the benefits of this site, one piece give you an idea or push you for your next piece.
good luck

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#12 posted 06-25-2009 07:48 PM

Einstein maybe?

That was my first impression. A great piece of art.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#13 posted 06-25-2009 09:09 PM

It is not Einstein, I don’t know him personally but found his picture in the web – he is a Polish library manager

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#14 posted 07-11-2015 08:25 AM

Ficus. I have tons of wet Ficus lying around. How did you finish it? Love the patina. What I have is very light of color and featureless.

-- Mark

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#15 posted 07-11-2015 10:17 AM

I finished it with transparent lacquer. My assumption is that as much the Ficus tree gets water, it will be bright colors. Less water, will yield darker colors. May be this one had less water. I carved another Ficus more brightness. Please see it in the following link Click for details

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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