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Project by MariyaArts posted 672 days ago 1098 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Material: boxwood
Measurements: 4.13” (10,5cm) tall by 1.85” (4.7cm) in diameter.

Material:Boxwood

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





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 672 days ago

In your style and delicate touch. wouldn’t look like that if I built it. LOL! Nice Piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 672 days ago

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 671 days ago

Very nice Mariya!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Sodabowski

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#4 posted 671 days ago

Something I’ve had on my to-do list for years, but I still can’t find a decent 17th century looking glass part to do it.

I don’t remember ever seeing that design before :) box is a great choice for such thin spindles.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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MariyaArts

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#5 posted 671 days ago

Yes, the glass piece is part of a very old hourglass.
He inspired me to make this mine and the other one.
I love the sands of time, but it was terribly difficult!
looks so easy, but have So many parts and fit!

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

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ptofimpact

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#6 posted 671 days ago

Another beautiful result from your gifted hands, Thanks for sharing

-- Pete in NC

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#7 posted 671 days ago

Such incredible talent. I am amazed at the things you can do. It is such an intricate piece. I’d be afraid to touch it with my clumsy hands. I can’t even fathom how you were able to cut and assemble such a fine piece.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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MariyaArts

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#8 posted 671 days ago

Thank you All !
Only handmade, everything is so fine and light!
Of all the types of wood which I have access only Boxwood withstand this kind of work.

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

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 667 days ago

Beautiful work, Mariya. I’ve always enjoyed looking and admiring your work. The third picture shows how perfect you make those cuts. WOW, great work, Mariya! By the way, I saw quite a few postings of your work on Etsy. How is that working for you?

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

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MariyaArts

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#10 posted 667 days ago

Yes,I have two store on Etsy.

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

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#11 posted 667 days ago

Very nice work as usual .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 171 days ago

It looks even better in hand…wow!
Thank you Miss Mariya.
I will cherish this beautiful gift.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#13 posted 171 days ago

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#14 posted 171 days ago

This is a wonderful piece, Mariya. You are very talented.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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