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Project by Eli Adamit posted 640 days ago 1509 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wood: Cypress
Stands at 38 CM height, (about 15’‘).

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 640 days ago

Absolutely beautiful carving. However the knots kinda look like bullet holes :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 640 days ago

wow !!!! very nice

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#3 posted 640 days ago

Good stuff, Eli. You’ve got the touch. How did you get the glint in the pupil?

-- Knowledge Is Responsibility

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#4 posted 640 days ago

Resembles Robert Blake. just saw him on TV.
He was a lot rougher.

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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#5 posted 640 days ago

Fantastic sculpting. The detail is absolutely incredible.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 640 days ago

Really good work. I spent part of this afternoon carving a couple faces; ‘course you wouldn’t know that’s what they were unless I told you. Your work is inspirational.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 640 days ago

Fantastic work !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.

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#8 posted 640 days ago

absolutely beautiful sculpture. It looks so life like.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 640 days ago


Your carving is very realistic. Excellent! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Eli Adamit

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#10 posted 640 days ago

MarktheWoodButcher, about the glint in the pupil – I drilled the cornea area and left the pupil at the same height level as the eyeball. The result is that the cornea is black by the shadow and the pupil is bright like the color of the wood.
I wrote a blog here in the Ljcs about eye carving techniques. For more information click here: Eye Carving Techniques.

whitewulf, I can see the resemble to Robert Blake, What causes the statue to be similar to Robert Blake is the lower jaw bones, but they are varied in the nose, mouth, eyes. . Nice to compare and it gives me an idea to open a discussion to whom the sculpture is more similar among famous people :)

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#11 posted 640 days ago

Kinda looks a little like JFK

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#12 posted 640 days ago

Kinda looks like the guy I saw last week, or the week before, but definitely looks like a great carving. You
are getting better with each carving and making them better. I do not know how to explain the technique
or why, but to me each one seems to be a little more like a real person.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Eli Adamit

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#13 posted 639 days ago

Thanks everyone for the encouraging comments. To be honest, my desire for perfection which is an advantageous in achieving this result but on the other hand, I see the points which I didn’t achieve.
My awareness about the above mentioned and your comments are helping me to improve my woodcarvings from one project to another as Bluepine38 wrote. Again, thank you everyone . jumbojack, he looks like JFK, especially when you look on his left side hairdo but the face is different.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#14 posted 639 days ago

Hi father!
Yet another fabulous work of yours :)
According to my wife, he looks like Benicio Del Toro :)
Keep on the wonderful work!

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Eli Adamit

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#15 posted 639 days ago

Dear jony, my son, Thanks for your comment and please tell your lovely wife that I didn’t know Benicio Del Toro but after looking at “google photos”, I find several parameters which he looks like the sculpture :).

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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