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Restoration of the ancient iconostasis

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Project by ANATOLII MATIASHCHUK posted 09-19-2017 12:37 PM 3032 views 1 time favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, friends. Last 3 months I was engaged in a very large project, this is the restoration of a very old iconostasis, which is already 150 years old. I want to share the results of the final work. During the works we had to remove all the old paint and then put it all together, after which everything was painted with PU enamel and all the columns and threads were gilded
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt3YQ2Q4biQ

-- Anatolii UKRAINE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJuV0Qghalv8QkgY8XJPkSg





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#1 posted 09-19-2017 12:43 PM

I think that’s about the biggest project I’ve seen here on lumberjocks.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 09-19-2017 01:45 PM

Wow. I like it.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#3 posted 09-19-2017 01:49 PM

I can’t imagine. Random iconostasis history question. Were they originally one or two icons and then built up over time, or were the first ones already made of multiple icons to make a (relatively) solid surface?

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#4 posted 09-19-2017 02:11 PM

Beautiful work!

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#5 posted 09-19-2017 02:34 PM

You did a beautiful job on that project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Calgary Bill

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#6 posted 09-19-2017 04:01 PM

This is an interesting restoration and you have done a wonderful job on it.

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

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#7 posted 09-19-2017 04:02 PM



This is an interesting restoration and you have done a wonderful job on it.

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

- helluvawreck


Thank you

-- Anatolii UKRAINE https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJuV0Qghalv8QkgY8XJPkSg

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totalrewind

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#8 posted 09-19-2017 05:09 PM

I’d be way too paranoid to do this. Like if there was a 99.9% chance I wouldn’t mess it up, I’d still be awake all night worrying over the .1%.

-- For more projects (not just woodworking) check out my project blog at http://theheadlesssourceman.wordpress.com

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#9 posted 09-19-2017 06:24 PM

an amazing restoration job,you definitly have far more patience than i would to do something on that scale,beautiful work.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#10 posted 09-19-2017 06:50 PM

Wow, great job and thank you for helping to preserve these cultural treasures.

-- Leafherder

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#11 posted 09-20-2017 02:48 AM

відмінна робота. Що таке церква?

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#12 posted 09-20-2017 02:50 AM

Absolutely fantastic. Truly beautiful in every possible way.

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#13 posted 09-20-2017 03:10 AM

WOW…..........real nice restoration!!

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

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#14 posted 09-20-2017 04:28 AM

This is a once in a lifetime project totally amazing.

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#15 posted 09-20-2017 04:56 AM

That is one project I would not tackle at my age but I am glad that “youngsters” like you have the skill and physical ability to tackle a project of that scope as history needs to be preserved.
It looks awesome!

How were these skilled craftsmen chosen?

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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