Tiny Venus

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Project by EPJartisan posted 02-27-2013 10:44 PM 963 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A close friend of mine really wants to get pregnant. So I carved her a little venus of Willendorf fertility goddess. Carved from Bloodwood, which is used medicinally and spiritually for female reproductive health. The venus is only 3/4” tall.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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#1 posted 02-28-2013 12:40 AM

Very nice small carving, Eric. Let us know if it works. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 02-28-2013 02:51 AM

If it works, keep it away from my house!

Nice job :-)

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

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#3 posted 02-28-2013 09:30 AM

Hey Eric, it had been a while since your last post :) Hope the karma from the Goddess works! =)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#4 posted 02-28-2013 01:24 PM

LOL, Monte… Nice carving Eric

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 02-28-2013 02:21 PM

At first I thought someone had a bad day carving, but after reading the story, I agree with Monte, please
keep it away from my house. I hope it works for the lady who wants to become a baby factory. Thank you
for sharing and giving us a chuckle.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 02-28-2013 06:01 PM

That design looks familiar . : ) Nice to hear from you E , nice carving !

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#7 posted 03-02-2013 09:46 PM

I don’t know how you managed such fine details in a piece so small.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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