Another carving cross

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Project by Walther von Einik posted 03-03-2012 08:13 AM 2246 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

There is another basswood cross! 5 1/4×8 inches. Toning, wax. Polish. The cross was made from the one piece of wood, without separate details.


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#1 posted 03-03-2012 10:58 AM

Beautiful … would youth mind if I gave this a try?

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

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#2 posted 03-03-2012 12:12 PM

This is beautiful and the carving is so crisp and clean.

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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#3 posted 03-03-2012 12:18 PM

Nice carving.

-- Jeff,

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 03-03-2012 12:39 PM

Very nice work.

What kind of carving tools are those?


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#5 posted 03-03-2012 01:12 PM

Very nice Walther. I appreciate you sharing your work with us. We get to see the finish but for me I also like to think about how it got to look so nice!

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

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#6 posted 03-03-2012 02:34 PM

terrific work! true craftsmanship!

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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#7 posted 03-03-2012 04:04 PM

Very nice…

-- Kenny, New York

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Walther von Einik

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#8 posted 03-03-2012 07:24 PM

Thanks for all!Sorry for my English – it’s not good. I wanted to carve this cross very long time ago, I made a pictre of this, but all my toolsare in Russia, we didn’t take them with us here. I made some tools from the small knives. Then I’ve met a Boris, whom send me a gift – those tools. Very wanted to make this cross, so I’ve started to do it. And did it very fast – it’s a very good tools! Very good configuration. They’re works byself.
Boris has a patent in America. Boris do those tools here, in America. I’ll give his mail for you here:

I’ll do the blog for another cross – like this. This cross I did very fast, so didn’t have the time for collect information for blog. So I’ll do the same cross and you’ll see the blog.


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#9 posted 03-03-2012 07:26 PM

It is a work of art. Our family is of the Orthodox faith and we would have been proud to have this cross in our house. Thanks for sharing. Roman

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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Walther von Einik

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#10 posted 03-03-2012 07:51 PM

To Jimthecarver:

You can carve it if you want, I can give the picture (scheme) of it.


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Walther von Einik

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#11 posted 03-03-2012 07:51 PM

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#12 posted 03-03-2012 08:58 PM

I love it!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Walther von Einik

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#13 posted 03-03-2012 09:36 PM

If you’ll look closer for this pictre, there are pencil’s lines. It’s almost the waving of whole cross. encircled part – put on the waving Orthodox symbol, tied up in the picture.

Sorry for my bad english. If you’ll don’t undrstand something – ask me, I’ll try to explain better.


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