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Restoration of the ancient iconostasis

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Project by ANATOLII MATIASHCHUK posted 09-19-2017 12:37 PM 2030 views 1 time favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, friends. Last 3 months I was engaged in a very large project, this is the restoration of a very old iconostasis, which is already 150 years old. I want to share the results of the final work. During the works we had to remove all the old paint and then put it all together, after which everything was painted with PU enamel and all the columns and threads were gilded
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt3YQ2Q4biQ

-- Anatolii UKRAINE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJuV0Qghalv8QkgY8XJPkSg





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#1 posted 09-19-2017 12:43 PM

I think that’s about the biggest project I’ve seen here on lumberjocks.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 09-19-2017 01:45 PM

Wow. I like it.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 09-19-2017 01:49 PM

I can’t imagine. Random iconostasis history question. Were they originally one or two icons and then built up over time, or were the first ones already made of multiple icons to make a (relatively) solid surface?

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#4 posted 09-19-2017 02:11 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#5 posted 09-19-2017 02:34 PM

You did a beautiful job on that project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Calgary Bill

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#6 posted 09-19-2017 04:01 PM

This is an interesting restoration and you have done a wonderful job on it.

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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#7 posted 09-19-2017 04:02 PM



This is an interesting restoration and you have done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck


Thank you

-- Anatolii UKRAINE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJuV0Qghalv8QkgY8XJPkSg

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#8 posted 09-19-2017 05:09 PM

I’d be way too paranoid to do this. Like if there was a 99.9% chance I wouldn’t mess it up, I’d still be awake all night worrying over the .1%.

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#9 posted 09-19-2017 06:24 PM

an amazing restoration job,you definitly have far more patience than i would to do something on that scale,beautiful work.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 09-19-2017 06:50 PM

Wow, great job and thank you for helping to preserve these cultural treasures.

-- Leafherder

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#11 posted 09-20-2017 02:48 AM

відмінна робота. Що таке церква?

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#12 posted 09-20-2017 02:50 AM

Absolutely fantastic. Truly beautiful in every possible way.

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#13 posted 09-20-2017 03:10 AM

WOW…..........real nice restoration!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 09-20-2017 04:28 AM

This is a once in a lifetime project totally amazing.

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#15 posted 09-20-2017 04:56 AM

That is one project I would not tackle at my age but I am glad that “youngsters” like you have the skill and physical ability to tackle a project of that scope as history needs to be preserved.
It looks awesome!

How were these skilled craftsmen chosen?

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