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Project by goldenhands posted 09-16-2008 03:49 PM 1868 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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a portrait was made for and from a real person.
actually my Master.
window tecnique, knife cut.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands





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GaryK

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#1 posted 09-16-2008 03:52 PM

Another great looking job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Christopher

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#2 posted 09-16-2008 03:53 PM

This shows incredible skill. I look forward to more from you!

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lew

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#3 posted 09-16-2008 04:25 PM

I agree with Christopher.

Your Master must be very proud of you.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Quint

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#4 posted 09-16-2008 05:14 PM

Is your master serving a life term in San Quentin by any chance…..? He looks a little bit like Charles Manson. Very realistic, yet at the same time slightly unnerving. Nice job.

-- Never pet a burning dog...

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SteveKorz

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#5 posted 09-16-2008 05:16 PM

Wow, The depth is amazing. You’ve made it look terrific! Great job on this!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#6 posted 09-16-2008 06:59 PM

incredible!
this is just amazing.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jeanmarc

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#7 posted 09-16-2008 09:47 PM

tres belle marqueterie

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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goldenhands

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#8 posted 09-16-2008 10:12 PM

Thank you very much.
Well my Master is no alive any more – sadly.
Yes to develop a feel what wood to use and what shape to cut is a very important,
I belive even more important then the great ability to cut it right.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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ND2ELK

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#9 posted 09-17-2008 04:28 PM

Beautiful work. You are a true master of your craft! Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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goldenhands

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#10 posted 09-17-2008 04:34 PM

Thank you Tom for your interest.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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pashley

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#11 posted 09-17-2008 09:48 PM

Wow.

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#12 posted 02-25-2009 07:55 PM

Very nice

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#13 posted 08-04-2009 04:31 PM

Exceptional work! You have not only rendered your master in wood but captured his essence. The eyes are amazing, I really feel like I am looking into the eyes of a living person, not just an image captured in a bunch pieces of wood. I would feel truly blessed to have taught someone as talented as you.

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goldenhands

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#14 posted 08-05-2009 12:13 AM

DaytonB, thank you for your comment.
Well that is exactly what I wanted to achive – to make wood alive – to transforme it in to a something else which does represent real charectiristics of a person. Thank you, I am very happy to hear that :)

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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