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born in 2011year,Siberian collection,h 12”

-- https://www.facebook.com/blaz.lidiya





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christopheralan

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#1 posted 06-14-2011 02:37 PM

Amazing work! Well done!

-- christopheralan

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#2 posted 06-14-2011 02:58 PM

Happy, happy, happy. These give you a nice warm feeling inside. They also are alive with character. Thanks for posting.

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

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#3 posted 06-14-2011 02:59 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Very nice and interesting carvings. Is there any special meaning behind the
carvings? The first couple almost look like a grandmother and grandfather arriving at their kids kitchen
door with just a little food to make sure they are welcome and the grandchildren are well fed, but I
have been told that I have an overactive imagination at times.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 06-14-2011 03:23 PM

Absolutely wonderful work!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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#5 posted 06-14-2011 03:56 PM

Лида, великолепная работа! Очень живые и добрые персонажи.
Lidia, it’s wonderful! Characters are looking very alive and very kind.

Bluepine38
on the first picture-Babushka arrived from forest (taiga, of coarse) with basket full of squirrel’s bread. Her son, Kuzma, meet her on the riverside. Grandfather is on the second picture, hi is a night watchman of the village clubhouse. Their granddaughter, Kuzma’s child Mashenka is waiting them home, trying to put Misha (Siberian Teddy-Bear) to sleep.

-- почти столяр

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#6 posted 06-14-2011 04:15 PM

Wonderful carvings!

Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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

#7 posted 06-14-2011 08:50 PM

Bluepine38, thank you for you comments! My imagination is “overactive” too and is aimed to awaken imagination of those, who look at my works and I suppose that my aim is achieved! I like russian fairy tales they are rich in colourful characters, sometimes I borrow my inspiration from those tales, sometimes new characters born in my head.

-- https://www.facebook.com/blaz.lidiya

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#8 posted 06-15-2011 04:55 AM

love the carvings

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#9 posted 06-15-2011 05:03 AM

beautiful work lidiya

very light and fun

welcome to LJ’s

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#10 posted 06-15-2011 08:59 AM

Brilliant carvings. Do you use hand tools only or have you plug-in one as well?

Rgds,
Murch.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#11 posted 06-15-2011 01:00 PM

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#12 posted 06-15-2011 01:21 PM

Lidiya, these are simply gorgeous carvings. The ability to reveal what is hidden inside the wood is a gift that I greatly enjoy seeing expressed. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#13 posted 06-15-2011 01:22 PM

I love your carving; welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 06-16-2011 02:08 AM

Отлично! :) На них без улыбки смотреть невозможно… :)))

Can’t wipe a smile off my face looking at these… :)

#15 posted 06-16-2011 08:26 AM

Dear Murch, thank you for your question, I use only hand-tools in my works trying to carry the old traditions of carving.

-- https://www.facebook.com/blaz.lidiya

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