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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 11-03-2010 12:51 PM

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 11-03-2010 01:00 PM

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 11-03-2010 01:44 PM

ohh, that bice like the original :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#4 posted 11-03-2010 01:47 PM

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 11-03-2010 01:49 PM

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 11-03-2010 02:07 PM

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 11-03-2010 02:22 PM

Well done Benny!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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shopmania

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#8 posted 11-03-2010 02:30 PM

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 11-03-2010 02:35 PM

That is so lifelike it’s almost scary!

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

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#10 posted 11-03-2010 08:59 PM

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

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

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#11 posted 11-03-2010 10:07 PM

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

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#12 posted 11-04-2010 12:13 AM

Cool

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#13 posted 11-05-2010 07:49 AM

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

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

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#14 posted 11-06-2010 04:42 PM

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 11-06-2010 04:50 PM

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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