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Project by wizzardofwood posted 07-31-2010 01:31 AM 2346 views 1 time favorited 45 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a set of doors I did out of solid black walnut each piece was 3’6” by 6’8”
the pieces were hand carved without the use of any power tools and hand burnished the color you see is the natural wood ..the tree was guessed to be over 325 yrs old , had major character was hand oiled with danish oil and let to dry they are now know as the Calder Doors because they won the Internationale Carving best in show in Florence Italy my proudest piece
hope you enjoy them they are of a group of monks at the great wall celebrating spring

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"





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Jordan

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#1 posted 07-31-2010 01:39 AM

Amaaaaaazing! But I’d say that pretty well sums up all of your projects.

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TZH

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#2 posted 07-31-2010 01:43 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You are like the Michelangelo of wood carving. Simply incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!

TZH

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#3 posted 07-31-2010 01:57 AM

Beautiful..fantastic…..amazing… I’m running out of adjectives!

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

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#4 posted 07-31-2010 01:58 AM

I surely agree that your works are amazing! Viewing your works leaves me in awe and wanting to see more.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 07-31-2010 02:00 AM

Brilliant! what can I say that hasn’t already been said, but brilliant!

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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wizzardofwood

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#6 posted 07-31-2010 02:04 AM

want to thank all of you for the kind words and let you know that all of your works also inspire me to create bigger better pieces .you all have my word Ill give you my best ….........
Jim

-- wizzardofwood..... "ITS MY JOB TO AMAZE YOU"

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#7 posted 07-31-2010 02:04 AM

YEAH…......NOW LOOK AT THAT!!!!!!!!!!

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#8 posted 07-31-2010 02:22 AM

I’m glad I’m not a wood carver!

-- Jack

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#9 posted 07-31-2010 02:25 AM

Very impressive!!!

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#10 posted 07-31-2010 02:37 AM

I am so inspired by fantastic carving like that…thanks for showing your amazing talent

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#11 posted 07-31-2010 02:45 AM

impressive
and congrat´s with the prize , well deserved

Dennis

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#12 posted 07-31-2010 02:53 AM

Whoa!!

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#13 posted 07-31-2010 03:25 AM

you’ve got some skills and allot of patience … very nice work Bud

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 07-31-2010 04:01 AM

Amazing! A talent from God.

Paul

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#15 posted 07-31-2010 04:04 AM

So very impessive great work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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