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TJ65

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08-09-2010 09:34 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor

For all those carvers out there who think they can carve, just look at this -

http://teh-nomad.livejournal.com/461057.html

I hope this works, I recieved an email and I couldn’t get a way to forward but found some words, Russian I think and googled it.
Well I found it.
Enjoy

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/


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#1 posted 08-09-2010 09:50 AM

I bet these were done in the GULAGs… or prisons… by prisoners.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 08-09-2010 12:05 PM

thank´s Theresa for sharing
he is very skilled with that knife

Dennis

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#3 posted 08-09-2010 12:50 PM

I just don’t know, Theresa. I just don’t know! How the heck can someone do this?

Thanks for sharing it with us, Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 01:58 PM

Thanks for sharing Theresa, they must have good lead in their pencils, I break mine just trying to sharpen them with the Stanley knife. Sorry and darn good eyesight. Very clever.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 02:24 PM

Wow! Thanks for sharing.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 02:27 PM

OK… That is just too cool. Crazy…. but cool….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#7 posted 08-09-2010 04:49 PM

Wow! that is just too cool!
I`ve seen a show once were a guy engraved pieces of rice or something, but this is just neat!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 05:06 PM

What the pictures don’t tell you is that the “pencils” started out as 2X4s. heehee..just kidding.
Very delicate work, that.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 08-09-2010 05:19 PM

That’s amazing. Way cool

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#10 posted 08-09-2010 06:18 PM

One thing for sure, they have good eyes or good glasses:-)) and a steady hand!! Marvelous work. Thanks for posting Theresa.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 08-10-2010 12:07 AM

Hey glad you all enjoyed them, I certainly did.
2×4s Thats funny Gene!!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#12 posted 08-10-2010 01:02 AM

Someone got a lot of time and graphite on their hands. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#13 posted 08-13-2010 02:54 AM

One has to wonder about the pencil inscribed: Dalton, 12-05-87, CT USA

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#14 posted 08-13-2010 09:39 PM

That is a good use for your short pencils that don’t reach the cutter in the pencil sharpener. I’ll give mine to anyone who wants to carve them. I can’t see that close any more . Some one is very good at miniature carving!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 08-16-2010 01:09 AM

Very ‘over the top’ work. Really amazing and humorous too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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