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Project by Valerii posted 2313 days ago 1302 views 2 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my new experience in woodworking.I have never carved a small sculpture so far.Here is the result of my work.I hope it looks like snail :)
The snail and the ladybird made of apple.The ladybird carved separately and mounted on the snail surface at the end of the work.
Length is 6 cm, height is 3,5 cm.





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Napaman

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#1 posted 2313 days ago

wow…that is amazing….this is your first carving??? great job…just amazing!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Valerii

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#2 posted 2313 days ago

Thanks.Yes this is my first carving in sculpture.I`ve carved only floral design before.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2313 days ago

Zebrano,

This is beautiful. But come to think about it I say that about all your posts. Maybe you could post some shaving or a rock or something just so I can change my comments. :)

Seriously this is very nice. Both of the carvings are so rich in form and detail. This is impressive, especially given its size. (For those not used to metric measurements the length is 2.4 inches and the height is 1.4 inches.)

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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toyguy

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#4 posted 2313 days ago

First time eh !!!!! I would be ashamed of posting my first and last carving…...

Keep up the great work.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2313 days ago

Zebrano,

This is excellent work!

Did you chose a snail because that’s the only thing that would hold still long enough for you to carve? LOL

Very good work!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Valerii

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#6 posted 2313 days ago

Thanks Scott and toyguy.
But I have to say I`ve spent a lot of time for this snail.It took me about 2-3 days.Because I did not know how I could carve small parts and I saw at my snail from one side and than from another side and thought: “How can I do it?”

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Valerii

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#7 posted 2313 days ago

Lee it was very difficult to get round a snail-model not to run away during my work

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GaryK

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#8 posted 2313 days ago

That is great for your first or 100th attempt!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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pashley

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#9 posted 2313 days ago

Nice to see you came out of your shell to try carving!

-- Have a blessed day! http://newmissionworkshop.com

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Valerii

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#10 posted 2313 days ago

O-o-o,that was wonderful experience.

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darryl

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#11 posted 2313 days ago

WOW!

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rikkor

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#12 posted 2313 days ago

Gee that is impressive. You do nice work.

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KennethBirdine

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#13 posted 2313 days ago

Hey Zebrano,

Nice job, I love the details of the wrinkles. I look forward to seeing more of you work.

Kenneth

-- http://www.kennethbirdine.com/

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Douglas Bordner

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#14 posted 2313 days ago

Really neat. You have created a fine bit of art there.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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MsDebbieP

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#15 posted 2312 days ago

shaking my head in amazement!!
took you 3 days? ONLY??? holymoly.
Gorgeous work.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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