Saint Florian

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In each house in our cantry used to be a statue or picture of Saint Florian – the protector against fire. In our house was none so I carved one. But I gave Him to somebody and have to carve onother one. Basswood.
Happy New Year!

-- Jiri

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#1 posted 2385 days ago

You guys who can carve really impress me. Maybe I’ll try it some day.

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Jiri Parkman

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#2 posted 2385 days ago

Try it today. It’s not so difficult.

-- Jiri

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#3 posted 2385 days ago

ha.. “not so difficult”... I’m not believing that!!
This is wonderful.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 2385 days ago

Good job Jiri, I hope they protect as they should. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 2385 days ago

Beautiful carving. I’m with rikkor carving is impressive. And for those of us who lack fine dexterity, it is so difficult, which makes it even more impressive.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#6 posted 2385 days ago

Great work!

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John Gray

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#7 posted 2385 days ago

Super cool wish I had your ability to carve.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#8 posted 2385 days ago

Yes, like Russel said. Very nice.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#9 posted 2385 days ago

Very impressive carving. Next time make two and keep the best one for yourself.

Or even better give away the best one.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#10 posted 2385 days ago

Patron Saint of firefighters….
Wish I had the carving ability you do- or any
Very nice work

-- CaptnA - "When someone hurts you, write it in the sand so the winds of forgiveness will scatter the memory... "

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#11 posted 2384 days ago

Very nice and I love the idea “Patron Saint of firefighters….” although, while my Dad (a fighter fighter) always prayed there would not be another fire (for obvious reasons) sure seemed to love a BIG fire.

Happy New Year to you all

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#12 posted 2384 days ago

Great looking carving. Your carving reminds me that I haven’t seen any work by Dick Cain in quite awhile – Dick you still carving???

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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Jiri Parkman

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#13 posted 2383 days ago

Thanks for your words, it realy helps me.

-- Jiri

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#14 posted 2363 days ago

Beautiful piece, I’m sure your friends appreciate it.

What size is it?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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Jiri Parkman

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#15 posted 2362 days ago

Thanks Dick, the sculpture is 35 cm tall.

-- Jiri

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