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Project by Wazy posted 588 days ago 547 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This csrving was a surprise from beginning to end. Now I live a very low key life and am not a church goer. One day a crazy thought came over me and I decided to carve a religous figure. I had a very straight and clear cut off piece of pine with no place to rest. It was like a blank sheet of paper to a writer, no sketch no nothing to start with. Just started carving and this is where the chisels took me. I was flabbergasted. A father in law of my daughter loved it and so that’s where it hangs. I still get a surprise everytime I see it. Maybe I shouldn’t have posted it, but here it is anyway.

The finish used wad pure Tung Oil.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 588 days ago

Wazy, that is a beautiful figure of Jesus!. You for sure should post something as good as that!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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dustprocrastinator

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#2 posted 588 days ago

Nice job Wazy

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Richforever

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#3 posted 588 days ago

Nice work! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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Wazy

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#4 posted 588 days ago

Thanks for your comments, I really appreciate them. I think belonging to the LJ Group has been one of the best opportunities to explore & enjoy the woodworking craft.

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BTKS

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#5 posted 586 days ago

Very impressive! I’m certain the recipient is as awed as you are.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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