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Project by Walther von Einik posted 05-30-2012 08:21 AM 871 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The icon – size like match, mahogany, toning, wax. And the necessary thing – GLASSES!

-- http://www.bezaleel-orthodox.com/ http://www.houzz.com/pro/bezaleel-orthodox





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KarenW

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#1 posted 05-30-2012 08:28 AM

Fantastic detail!
And yes… if you didn’t need glasses before, you certainly would after. LOL!
Beautiful piece.

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 08:35 AM

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 05-30-2012 09:14 AM

Lovely work. The detail is so precise.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 05-30-2012 01:04 PM

They don’t make glasses good enough for me to do that. Your level of artistry is unrivaled. I am nothing short of in total awe of your work.

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

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 05-30-2012 01:28 PM

Your carving is filled with detail and is a delight to look at. Thanks for posting.

helluvawreck
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-- 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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LittlePaw

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#6 posted 05-30-2012 01:50 PM

Superb carving, Walther!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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dubsaloon

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#7 posted 05-31-2012 02:47 AM

Intricate carving. was this CNC or manual Skill? Beautiful!

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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Walther von Einik

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#8 posted 05-31-2012 03:29 AM

There are ONLY hands, hand tools and good glasses!))

-- http://www.bezaleel-orthodox.com/ http://www.houzz.com/pro/bezaleel-orthodox

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