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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.
-- http://www.bezaleel-orthodox.com/ http://www.houzz.com/pro/bezaleel-orthodox
Walther von Einik
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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 Charleshttp://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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#3 posted 03-03-2012 12:18 PM
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?
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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 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
-- Kenny, New York
#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:email@example.com
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:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!
#10 posted 03-03-2012 07:51 PM
You can carve it if you want, I can give the picture (scheme) of it.
#11 posted 03-03-2012 07:51 PM
Thanks for all for your comments!
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#12 posted 03-03-2012 08:58 PM
I love it!
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
#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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