Carving cross

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Project by Walther von Einik posted 02-27-2012 08:16 PM 1608 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Basswood. Special toning and carving like old style, wax. The wood which on the background – the special, done like old style. The second photo – my icon, the start of painting. Gold the first layer, preparation for the painting.


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#1 posted 02-27-2012 08:37 PM

That’s an amazing carving ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 08:46 PM

Wow, I am not a carver but that’s awesome, I can appreciate the devotion you must have put in to make this piece,

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 08:57 PM

Very nice carving! Very Nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 09:03 PM

I love the leather color of the finish ; it makes the knot look very realistic.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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Walther von Einik

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#5 posted 02-27-2012 09:06 PM

Thanks for all! It’s a natural wax, and all components – are natural. the colour is natural pigment – so it’s looking very realistic.


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#6 posted 02-27-2012 09:22 PM

That is an impressive carving. Thanks for posting it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 02-27-2012 10:40 PM

What a great carving! I love the finish too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 02-28-2012 12:02 AM

That is really striking, nice job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 02-28-2012 01:25 AM

Beautiful Walt, beautiful. :-)

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#11 posted 02-28-2012 04:42 AM


-- I did measure it twice, it's still too short.

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#12 posted 02-28-2012 04:54 AM

Great work!

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#13 posted 02-28-2012 04:22 PM

Very Nice….

-- Kenny, New York

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#14 posted 02-29-2012 02:15 AM

Another great accomplishment, Walther. I love the intricate detail in this one.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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