Root Relationship

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Project by Eli Adamit posted 03-31-2012 02:07 PM 2770 views 4 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Root of Olive tree

Stands at 80 CM base, 85 CM height

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 02:14 PM

Very cool nice work Eli

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 02:21 PM

That’s cool! I wish I could do that.

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

#3 posted 03-31-2012 02:26 PM

I love your style,Eli.


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#4 posted 03-31-2012 02:32 PM

I swear !!!! That’s one of the coolest carvings I’ve ever seen!

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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#5 posted 03-31-2012 02:34 PM

That is VERY nice!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-31-2012 02:35 PM

And to think those two faces were in there just waiting for you to bring them out!
Very nice work Eli!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 03-31-2012 02:42 PM


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#9 posted 03-31-2012 02:47 PM

WOW!!! Amazing, a work of art. What a cool project!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 03-31-2012 02:51 PM

That is awesome!

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#11 posted 03-31-2012 03:05 PM

Wonderful eye for wood, most people would see a dead tree root, you saw a wonderful relationship and
brought it out. Thank you for posting.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#12 posted 03-31-2012 03:08 PM

How do you carve a statue? You cut away all that does not belong. Great work.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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#13 posted 03-31-2012 03:23 PM

As usual, great job. It’s beautiful. Where did you get an olive tree?

-- Knowledge Is Responsibility

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#14 posted 03-31-2012 03:24 PM

Impressive and very creative.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#15 posted 03-31-2012 04:13 PM

Thank you all for yours encourages comments.
Mark, Israel was blessed with a lot of Olive trees and a lot of souvenirs for tourists are made from Olive tree, like Jesus, Maria, Camel etc. At this case my sister saw a tractor working at a public place and took out from the ground two pieces of a whole root of an Olive tree and threw it a side (the tree was cut years ago and no one knew there a root in the earth). I came after few days and 300 Km drive; I took the two parts and cleaned it from the clod of earth which was within the root. It was a lot of work and I never finished cleaning, since during the carving I found holes with clod of earth.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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