Stool with the thumbtack

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Project by Oleg Smirnov posted 03-07-2011 08:53 PM 1750 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2 sm, boxwood

-- Woodcarving is my lifestyle

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

You must have eyes like a Hawk!, Really nice little carving.
Great Job! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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#2 posted 03-07-2011 09:21 PM

That is an amazing little carving. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 03-07-2011 09:36 PM

WOW thats some crazy detail for such a small piece…. very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 03-07-2011 09:37 PM

Wow, that is small…If I sat on that I would never find it again.

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#5 posted 03-07-2011 09:40 PM

Amazing work Oleg and welcome to LJ. I know that Russian woodworkers are some of the best in the world and I’m very happy to see you among us.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 03-07-2011 10:17 PM

Sometimes less is more. Good project, Oleg. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#7 posted 03-07-2011 11:35 PM

Oh my! What a cute tiny stool. That style would make a nice full size rustic stool too I think.

-- 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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#8 posted 03-07-2011 11:44 PM

Thanks, colleagues! The stool is made of an integral slice of a boxwood.
I am glad to join your warm collective!

-- Woodcarving is my lifestyle

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#9 posted 03-07-2011 11:49 PM

That is really nice. Like everyone else said, you must have amazing eyes. I hope you can keep them that way. This reminds me of the time I put a tack in my dad’s chair….. worst whoopin’ I ever got. Welcome to the site.
- JJ

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#11 posted 03-08-2011 04:01 AM

Very nice. Makes the small bear I carved years ago to test my carving knives look really easy.

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#12 posted 03-09-2011 04:11 AM

Next time your doctor asks for a stool sample, you’re ready!

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

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