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one of the great leaders of the last century
especially on those days of agression in every part o life
his philosophy is good to remember

-- benny ramat hasharon israel





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 1360 days ago

Fantastic Job! Wonderful likeness. The work actually seems to emote Gandhi’s constant tired look and at the same time his happiness.

Love your work!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Clay Robinson

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#2 posted 1360 days ago

I’ve always said that with enough power tools and patience, anyone (myself included) can build furniture. Your work is an example of someone with true artistic ability.

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Eli Adamit

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#3 posted 1360 days ago

ohh, that bice like the original :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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rivergirl

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#4 posted 1360 days ago

What a wonderful subject to carve; a man who’s peaceful life spent in service, one who lived a lifetime that is worthy of being exemplified! Well done!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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mafe

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#5 posted 1360 days ago

Love it!
Peace,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Rob W

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#6 posted 1360 days ago

Great job

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#7 posted 1360 days ago

Well done Benny!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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shopmania

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#8 posted 1360 days ago

WOW! Very impressive! I agree with the furniture/art comment, this is a whole different level of skill.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 1360 days ago

That is so lifelike it’s almost scary!

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 1360 days ago

Amazing work. How long did it take to get the detail?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Stosh

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#11 posted 1359 days ago

You sir, have an amazing amount of talent! Thank you for sharing your work (of art).

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Doom

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#12 posted 1359 days ago

Cool

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sblg43

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#13 posted 1358 days ago

Hey look, Ben Kingsley! Just foolin’. Great art!

-- If you want perfection, buy plastic, if you want character, buy wood!

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BigTiny

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#14 posted 1357 days ago

Beautiful rendering of the Mahatma.

(“Mahatma” is a title. Sort of like “saint”. His real first name was Mohandas.)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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Jamie Speirs

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#15 posted 1357 days ago

What a nice piece.
He was a wonderful Statesman.
A friend of mine, Kirti Mandir did one of him in Bronze.

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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