Tools from grand-grandfather and my tools

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These are tools from my grand-grandfather (one – made in 1772 and another – in 1812 years). And my tools – I did them from my own projects for sculpture carving. For russian and celtic carving – special. And the cross made with these tools. Russian basswood.


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#1 posted 03-11-2012 12:56 AM

Beautiful tools and a beautiful carving. Very nice work.

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#2 posted 03-11-2012 02:43 AM

Great legacy they have left behind and it looks like you are living up to it! The tools look great for their age, are you sure they are over 200 years old? Nice work on the cross

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#3 posted 03-11-2012 04:44 AM

What a treasure to have your grandfathers tools.

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#4 posted 03-11-2012 04:53 AM

Oh my, how lucky you are to have your grandfather’s tools! Very precise work on the Celtic Cross. You do very nice carving. And Welcome to LumberJocks!


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#5 posted 03-11-2012 09:05 AM

Lucky man and great cross too

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#6 posted 03-11-2012 12:25 PM

They are beautiful tools and a wonderful heirloom.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 03-11-2012 01:19 PM

Great carving Walter. Quality tools never die.

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