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Project by MariyaArts posted 02-10-2012 at 08:44 AM 1077 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Material: Boxwood and pear wood

Measurements: netsuke 1.73”(4,4cm) stand 2.17”(5.5cm) diameter

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





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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 02-10-2012 at 09:07 AM

Another really sweet piece. Your work is amazing. I love netsukes.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#2 posted 02-10-2012 at 09:24 AM

This is a great piece Mariya.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 at 09:26 AM

I love this piece, Mariya. Your work is beautiful.

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

-- 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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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 02-10-2012 at 10:07 AM

All of your carvings are great. Thanks for sharing another one with us.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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MariyaArts

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#5 posted 02-10-2012 at 11:33 AM

Thank you!
He will not escape me, he is my child , like Pinocchio! :)

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

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 at 03:27 PM

Another beautiful work of Mariya!
I was curious to see more of these and did a Google search for them. I was suprised!

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1T4LENP_en___US466&q=Netsuke&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=e6c1T5LbOYTqgQed-JnpBQ&biw=1055&bih=435&sei=fqc1T6_7D8Xyggen_a3oBQ

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-10-2012 at 05:07 PM

so much detail, and so expressive. He kinda looks like me when I wash/shampoo my beard. :) amazingly detailed carving Mariya

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 02-10-2012 at 06:29 PM

Awesome Mariya! How long did this one take?

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#9 posted 02-10-2012 at 11:36 PM

another fantastic piece we should all support your work by buying your works

-- when I am not on Lumberjocks I am on @ http://thisoldworkshop.com where we allow free speech

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MariyaArts

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#10 posted 02-10-2012 at 11:44 PM

Thank you!
I cannot say exactly how long I do it, maybe about a month. But I can tell you that was fun.
I love the world of these small works of art!

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

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