House Emblem

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Project by szczyglic posted 06-23-2012 04:32 AM 1615 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Especially, in times between Ist and IInd WW architects and designers use to have good practice to decorate houses and buildings with dedicated emblems and signs here. Seems to me that custom is coming back nowdays. The reason of this is to give buildings and houses more “personal” character and nick named them with accordance to the place or ownership or buildings stracture itself.
In presented case, the emblem is on family house owned by likeable couple located on the suberbs of Krakow. It is made of elm wood, stained to dark uger and finished with mineral oil and wax. The size is : 70 cm (28”) width and 30 cm (12”) tall.
Thank yoy for looking.

-- Szczyglic - Krakow - Poland

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#1 posted 06-23-2012 04:56 AM

A lot of nice detail in that fine emblem Szczyglic! Thanks for posting.

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#2 posted 06-23-2012 05:06 AM

nice traditional touch

on an otherwise modern building

very well done

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#3 posted 06-23-2012 08:40 AM

Been looking at decorative finishes in last couple of days to integrate with a prarie victorian queen ann style home. any thoughts?

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#4 posted 06-23-2012 11:31 AM

Nice piece and very interesting historical background—thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 06-23-2012 05:25 PM

Nice work,lots of great detail.

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#6 posted 06-23-2012 09:46 PM

Your carvings are beautiful. This one looks really nice under the modern looking arch overhang. Nice work!

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#7 posted 06-24-2012 01:46 AM

Nice carving !
I wish I could do work like that .

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#8 posted 06-25-2012 05:38 PM

Thank you All for your kinde comments.

-- Szczyglic - Krakow - Poland

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