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Project by Eli Adamit posted 02-03-2017 02:07 PM 2025 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Old Beggar

Material: Scientific Name – Prosopis Juliflora, Kind of Mesquite, Nick name – Yanbut (in Hebrew – ינבוט ). The walking stick – Vine – (in Hebrew – גפן ).

Length: 55 cm, Height: 50 cm, Width: 45 cm. (L 21.7”, H 19.7”, W 17.7”).

This sculpture was carved with inspiration from the painting “The Old Beggar” painted by Louis Dewis France 1916.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel





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Mojo1

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#1 posted 02-03-2017 02:24 PM

Awesome!!!!!!!!!

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jonyadamit

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#2 posted 02-03-2017 02:26 PM

Great work as always

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htl

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#3 posted 02-03-2017 03:17 PM

Beautiful work!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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woodinwind

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#4 posted 02-03-2017 03:19 PM

You succeed to express the beggar’s sadness within the wood. Gorgeous.

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#5 posted 02-03-2017 05:13 PM

Oh how I envy you people that have such carving talent. That is really a great piece.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 02-03-2017 05:48 PM

I saw the piece, and then I looked again. No words, great talent.

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#7 posted 02-03-2017 06:07 PM

Great carving.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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mikeacg

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#8 posted 02-03-2017 07:14 PM

Beautiful work! Larger than I expected as I didn’t realize mesquite got that big! Thanks for sharing!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#9 posted 02-03-2017 08:05 PM

Eli, this is a beautiful piece.

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

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#10 posted 02-03-2017 08:49 PM

Beautiful!!!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 02-03-2017 09:49 PM

Awesome carving!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#12 posted 02-03-2017 09:56 PM

Wow Eli, That is one magnificent piece of workmanship. I “take MY hat off” to YOU.

PS. Where can I get one of those hats… I could use a few more shekels for extra tools…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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kiefer

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#13 posted 02-04-2017 01:17 AM

We all have been witness to this suffering and you captured it perfectly .
What tools did you use for this carving ?

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#14 posted 02-04-2017 03:12 AM

WOW!!!!! What more can I say.
Thank you for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Steve Good

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#15 posted 02-04-2017 05:45 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Steve Good, http://scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com

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