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Project by MariyaArts posted 09-30-2012 02:26 PM 1651 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Material: Boxwood and Walnut wood
Measurements: 6.3” or 16cm

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving





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bubbs

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#1 posted 09-30-2012 02:39 PM

Excellent work. Now go do more ;-)

-- Cats, beer and wood...perfect.

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#2 posted 09-30-2012 02:48 PM

Wonderful beautiful work, I run out of words to describe your talent, God Bless. Thank you for sharing.
Pete

-- Pete in NC

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#3 posted 09-30-2012 02:56 PM

Fantastic work!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#4 posted 09-30-2012 03:02 PM

I love the contrast between the smooth inside and the rough bark outside! That is really an awesome piece and very talented on your part to be able to produce. How did you know when the wood was dry enough to begin? Doesn’t the bark tend to fall off as the log dries?

Excellent!!

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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MariyaArts

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#5 posted 09-30-2012 03:14 PM

Thank you so much!
There are a lot of things on this issue.
Not every wood bark are suitable for this type of carving.
Boxwood is a great case.
I have a rule not to use wood that is not dry for at least five years in shadow!
Never dry in the sun and in the dryers.

As i promised, today i will upload on my blog a video showing the technology of my work.
I want to apologize for the poor quality and lack of sound, but this is the best of my camera.

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving

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#6 posted 09-30-2012 03:19 PM

This is stunningly beautiful. A true masterpiece.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#7 posted 09-30-2012 03:29 PM

Absolutely wonderful! Thanks again.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#8 posted 09-30-2012 03:30 PM

That is real talent.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#9 posted 09-30-2012 04:51 PM

Beautiful is an understatement. You’re at a level very few can attain.

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

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#10 posted 09-30-2012 04:57 PM

Fantastic work. I love it..

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#11 posted 09-30-2012 05:05 PM

Absolutely amazing. Well done!!

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#12 posted 09-30-2012 06:44 PM

Incredible woodworking…simply beautiful!

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#13 posted 09-30-2012 07:49 PM

An impressive piece ! Nicely composed photo too.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#14 posted 09-30-2012 10:46 PM

Incredible, impressive, awesome, and any other word that means fantastic!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#15 posted 10-01-2012 02:19 AM

As always, outstanding!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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