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Project by Oleg Smirnov posted 03-07-2011 12:21 PM 4904 views 13 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

11 sm. maple

-- Woodcarving is my lifestyle





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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 03-07-2011 01:41 PM

really impressive and smooth curves. Almost looks like lime stone.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 03-07-2011 04:41 PM

Very very nice ! Got her phone #?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#3 posted 03-07-2011 05:34 PM

Well done, very smooth

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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SteveE

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#4 posted 03-07-2011 05:47 PM

Beautiful. Very nice work.

-- Measure twice, cut once, bang into place

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Millo

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#5 posted 03-07-2011 06:01 PM

smooth! I can hear “Whole Lotta Rosie” by AC/DC in my head right now.

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#6 posted 03-07-2011 06:28 PM

You sure that’s not an American Girl?

-- When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for

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paplou

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#7 posted 03-07-2011 06:57 PM

how did you get no grain showing. its a wonderful carving nice job.

-- PAPLOU

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#8 posted 03-07-2011 07:20 PM

Замечательная работа! Об’ект верной красоты!

-- Wood butcher with 60 years of experience

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#9 posted 03-07-2011 08:14 PM

That’s really cool! welcome to LJ’s

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Oleg Smirnov

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#10 posted 03-07-2011 08:44 PM

Many thanks for warm words, friends!

This tree in Russia is called an American maple (Acer negundo). The tree has very white and thin, fibrous wood

Therefore it is possible to tell that the Dushechka (Sweetheart) the girl international!

-- Woodcarving is my lifestyle

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BigTiny

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#11 posted 03-07-2011 09:10 PM

I think you’ve been influenced by the works of Peter Paul Reubens. Very nice work indeed! Give her a hug for me.

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

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john

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#12 posted 03-07-2011 09:15 PM

Kinda looks like my neighbour :-)

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#13 posted 03-07-2011 09:18 PM

If you snuggled up with her in the winter, you would stay plenty warm…...thanks for sharing this stunning beauty with us…..and nice wood, too.!!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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Rick Dennington

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#14 posted 03-07-2011 09:20 PM

John, now that you mentioned it, it looks more like my mother-in- law….. Where’s the beef? !!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#15 posted 03-07-2011 09:26 PM

nice warm girl to have in the winthertime …. LOL

you are deffently a great carver
thank´s for sharing her :-)

Dennis

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