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Project by Artik posted 04-13-2011 11:19 PM 3170 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Woodcarving lilies. Material-poplar. Base-oak. Lacquer coating. The whole flower is cut in two pieces. one piece of a flower. One piece stem with leaves.

-- Artik,Slovensko





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Mike

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#1 posted 04-13-2011 11:56 PM

Looks real…nice carving

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#2 posted 04-14-2011 12:26 AM

This is a great carving that must have taken lots of patience. Looking at the second picture, I’m sure I would break something long before I finished carving the flower. Welcome to Lumberjocks. I’m looking forward to more of your carvings.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#3 posted 04-14-2011 12:46 AM

Very nice.

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#4 posted 04-14-2011 12:58 AM

Welcome to LJ. What a realistic art from wood! Suggest to have it in a base rather than in a hanged frame. It will also be nice if sealed with a glass box. This is one special job that will give you a name in carving. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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#5 posted 04-14-2011 03:08 AM

That is just beautiful.

-- Chuck

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#6 posted 04-14-2011 03:09 AM

Amazing carving ,beautiful.

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#7 posted 04-14-2011 04:05 AM

Your lily is absolutely beautiful! What exquisite carving! Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJs.

L/W

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#8 posted 04-14-2011 06:12 AM

The detail in that is amazing! Very nicely done.

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#9 posted 04-14-2011 08:51 AM

Thank you. It is still relatively simple lily. Now work on the new lilies from linden wood, which is in the vase. It is much more fragile and more detailov.Zatiaľ is only on my site in the unfinished section (nedokončené).Linden wood afford to go further, as poplar. Poplar is sparse and brittle wood.

-- Artik,Slovensko

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#10 posted 04-14-2011 01:41 PM

Not only is that flower amazing it is so beautiful and delicate looking. Your carving is wonderful and my hat is off to you.

-- 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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#11 posted 04-14-2011 02:41 PM

Super Nice carving! It reminds me of Grinling Gibbins Style of carving. Welcome To Lumberjocks!

-- Dennis Zongker

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Artik

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#12 posted 04-14-2011 07:38 PM

Thank you. Grinling Gibbons was a great carver. Inspiration for my Slovak fairy tale. This is my second order in the lily. Then inspiration Gibbons and I started to work on new lilies, on which much work.

-- Artik,Slovensko

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#13 posted 04-23-2011 09:38 PM

Outstanding. I just finished my first flower carving late last night and I know how delicate they are and how much work is involved. Great job.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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Artik

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#14 posted 04-23-2011 10:53 PM

Thank you. I looked at your rose. It is beautiful. I also look at carving using against the light. I also use a little something like tweezers to final thickness. Lily of the project lasted only 70 hours. The last flower is much more subtle. So the thickness below 1 mm (below 0.0394 in) diameter flower is 11 cm (4.330 in). Work on the flower itself lasted 140 hours and is one piece of lime. Whole lily (3 flowers) will be approximately 600 hours – an estimate. Now I am working on the stem with leaves.

-- Artik,Slovensko

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#15 posted 05-24-2011 06:04 AM

Absolutely beautiful!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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