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Project by MariyaArts posted 01-11-2012 04:28 PM 1702 views 7 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Material: Boxwood and Walnut wood
Measurements: 4,33”/5.51”or 11cm/14cm.

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 04:34 PM

Absolutely breath-taking art work of wood. Very very nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Daiku

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 04:35 PM

That is one gorgeous piece of art! Do you carve with power tools or hand?

Thanks for posting,

-- Cal Noguchi

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 04:41 PM

I like the contrasting woods together …. awesome carving.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#4 posted 01-11-2012 05:11 PM

Astonishing! What finish do you use?

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MariyaArts

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#5 posted 01-11-2012 05:12 PM

No no,I do not use any power tools, because I’m afraid of them!
(they are very noisy :))

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving

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#6 posted 01-11-2012 05:14 PM

It’s very beautiful.

helluvawreck
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MariyaArts

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#7 posted 01-11-2012 05:19 PM

The finish is my little secret. :)
After the work is finish I impregnate wood with warm natural mineral oil, which seals the pores of the wood.
Once dry well, I impregnate wood with a special mixture, which I make myself by pure beeswax and other two ingredients without the use of chemicals.
This is a very old recipe with excellent results.
Over the years, the wood becomes more beautiful.

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving

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#8 posted 01-11-2012 05:36 PM

A wonderful carving ,the work you do is truly amazing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-11-2012 06:06 PM

Very beautiful art! I would be very interested in your thoughts about how well your technique seals the woods. What is your reason for sealing the wood before the finish is applied? I assume to prevent wood movements. Do you think your sealing technique might be useful for my clock gears?

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#10 posted 01-11-2012 06:20 PM

Wow! I really love this one! One of those pieces I find myself looking at for a long period of time just soaking it all in…. Thank you very much for sharing and inspiring…

BTW… Welcome to Lumber Jocks!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Bertha

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#11 posted 01-11-2012 06:50 PM

Truly phenomenal. A visit to your website was delightful. I think I like your miniatures the best;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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MariyaArts

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#12 posted 01-11-2012 07:17 PM

First, I never don’t use wood , which hasn’t dried at least 5 years, to avoid deformation at a later stage.
I sealing the wood before the finish,to seal the pores of the wood and prevent it from breathing.
That way, it will not absorb moisture.
Thank you all!
Yes,the miniatures are my passion.

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving

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Bertha

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#13 posted 01-11-2012 07:43 PM

I’d be really interested in hearing about what specific carving tools you use. I’m not much of a carver but I’ve got the Foredom, a burner, and a selection of gouges and knives. I’m always interested in what brand of carving tools the people with exquisite skills are using. I think I like the Hock carving knife blanks but they’re quite a bit of work to build.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#15 posted 01-11-2012 09:22 PM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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