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Project by Jiri Parkman posted 2379 days ago 1282 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is in the garden of our friends and is slowly going to pieces.

-- Jiri





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Jiri Parkman

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#1 posted 2379 days ago

By the way, apple wood again. Cover linen seed oil.

-- Jiri

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frank

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#2 posted 2379 days ago

Hello Jiri;
—-in-deed great ‘wood art’!
....and I also love the use of ‘apple wood’ that you have gathered. So I see that you are from the Czech republic of Luzna, do you have excess to apple wood//or apple trunks there? I myself use apple wood//trunks often when I find them as diseased….they make great forms of what I call ‘free form’ sculpture. I might add that I like the use of the linseed finish….can you tell the height of the carving and base diameter?

You chainsaw capabilities are very resourceful and creative in the carving of this project….and the figure that you have found within the apple trunk is ’a rustic being of timeless beauty to behold’. I guess one might say add one more to the spiritworld of woodspirits…..

Great chainsaw there also….the Husqvarna.

Thank you for sharing this one with us here at LJ….
GODSPEED,
Frank

-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2379 days ago

oh this is wonderful!!!
he’s going to pieces???? say it ain’t so

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mrtrim

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#4 posted 2379 days ago

amazing talent !

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2379 days ago

This is really nice work. I have always admired anyone who can use a chain saw to produce wood art. It is something that is both beyond my abilities and imagination.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#6 posted 2379 days ago

Very nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Mario

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#7 posted 2379 days ago

It looks like he was in the wood the whole time just asking to be revealed.
very cool

-- Hope Never fails

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2379 days ago

The amazing thing about this piece to me is that, even though it is not a human form, the thing REALLY looks alive!

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

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snowdog

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#9 posted 2378 days ago

Hw cool is that.. I always loved chain saws as a kid. The raw destructive power of razors on a spinning chain. How you can turn that into a surgeon’s scalpel and create art is just wonderful.

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

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YorkshireStewart

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#10 posted 2378 days ago

Thanks for showing woodspirit Jiri. We love him. I’m sure it’ll be a long time before he goes totally to pieces!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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RobS

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#11 posted 2378 days ago

”...slowly going to pieces” ha,,, aren’t we all…..

Great Work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Jiri Parkman

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#12 posted 2378 days ago

Friends, thanks for your comments. You exagerate a lot. But it´s pleasant.

-- Jiri

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miles125

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#13 posted 2378 days ago

He looks great!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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hap

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#14 posted 2378 days ago

nice. good work

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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StickmanCliff

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#15 posted 2372 days ago

Nice work… What else do you use in addition to the chain saw?

-- Stickman Cliff

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