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Project by Wazy posted 04-11-2012 01:23 PM 933 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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carved from mahogany. It is 24 ” X 11” overall, wall mounted. Pure tung oil rubbed finish.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 01:25 PM

Nice carving and unusual pattern.

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#2 posted 04-11-2012 01:44 PM

Nice

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 04-11-2012 01:51 PM

Beautiful work!

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#4 posted 04-11-2012 02:53 PM

Super!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#5 posted 04-11-2012 04:20 PM

Great carving! Is this your own pattern?

Welcome to LJ and thanks for posting,

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Wazy

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#6 posted 04-11-2012 04:39 PM

I wish I could say it was. The original piece was bought by a friend of mine while in France at a Bazaar. Their daughter, living in France , became insistant on wanting the carving so he came to me with the request of making something very similar. The original, made of different wood (not familiar to me), is very beautiful and no one has any idea of who made it. For me, it was an honour to work it and I can only imagine how much beauty must be in the originator’s shop.

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#7 posted 04-11-2012 09:54 PM

Very beautiful piece.

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#8 posted 04-11-2012 10:08 PM

Nice rendition. I first saw this design in Ho Chi Minh City in stone – Though, i guess it could still be of French origin.

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#9 posted 04-12-2012 02:26 AM

very nice carving.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 04-12-2012 11:41 AM

Great looking carving!

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