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h-25cm., basswood,hand made.
Lydia Blaznina (Лидия Блазнина)
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#1 posted 08-17-2011 07:04 AM
Great kitty. Looks like you have a nice selection of tools. Are they hard to get where you live?
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#2 posted 08-17-2011 07:45 AM
The cat is very cool. The detail is amazing. But … ... you did post 3 pics of your tools and 2 of the cat. So I’m guessing that was no mistake. This looks more like a sneak tool gloat than a project. No complaints here, actually thanks for letting us have a look. It’s a heck of a nice arsenal.
How many of those tools have you made handles for?
#3 posted 08-17-2011 07:59 AM
WayneC, dont hard.
#4 posted 08-17-2011 08:18 AM
Woodzy, меня просил, helluvawreck, показать инструмент. Я люблю инструмент,у меня его много(фирменный,самодельный…,а ручки -любые)
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#5 posted 08-17-2011 08:46 AM
I love that kitty cat ;-)) another great carving. Obviously you do it all by hand, no power tool, eh?
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
#6 posted 08-17-2011 08:57 AM
Yes, no power tool.
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#7 posted 08-17-2011 03:22 PM
Lidiya, we have a cat that knows it owns the house and land, but it generously allows us to stay and beit servants, so I know what is meant by a cat boss. Very wonderful carving, and I like the used andmaintained look of your tools. I am just starting in wood carving and making and collecting tools, I liketo use the tools first if I can to find out if I really need them. Wish my grandfather had taught me Russian back when I was younger, thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#8 posted 08-17-2011 03:39 PM
Of course I could see from your previous work that you never use a power tool for carving. There are fewer and fewer of us left who use only hand tools. You have collected a wonderful variety of tools over the years. The cat is terrific but I think only you would put him in a necktie ! Very nicely done !I have one question for you, in one photo you have six nice smaller gouges on the left side and a chip knife in the middle and four beautiful older tools on the right side. They appear to be push-knives but one appears to have a nice bend just before the sharpened surface (the older tool with the fancy carved and curved handle. Is this a variation of a push -knife or knife/scraper combination tool ? I could certainly make use of a tool shaped like that. Was it custom made once upon a time / or do carvers in Russia have access to such tools from a manufacturer ? Thank you for such an informative posting, and it’s great to see that another carver has collected that many tools over a lifetime of work . Thank you again, Lidiya .
-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !
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#9 posted 08-17-2011 03:55 PM
Lidiya, once again, I really do love your work. You have an unmistakable style all your own and your carving is so clean looking.
Like Porchfish, I am interested in your tools as well. In the second picture, did you make the four tools on the right? I would love to have all four of those.
I’m looking forward to seeing more of your work, thanks.
-- 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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#10 posted 08-17-2011 04:41 PM
One of these days I will be that great. Love kitty
-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI
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#11 posted 08-17-2011 09:49 PM
Лидия , собаки есть ? не возможно пройти мимо ,ваш стиль всегда виден .
#12 posted 08-19-2011 09:33 AM
“Rembo”,и собак выставлю. Спасибо.
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#13 posted 09-12-2011 02:34 AM
Lidiya, You talk very well with your hands. I like your wood sculptures.
-- Roman:... FIGHT HUNGER ----- DON'T EAT!
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#14 posted 09-12-2011 02:50 AM
Красивые Лидия работает!
-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!
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