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Project by Sasha posted 09-30-2020 05:58 PM 1524 views 2 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At the end of July, my hands were combed and I wanted something new. We went to the ford on the island and made a blank by hand with our grandson. There is no strength to wait until it dries up … LOL …

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......





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#1 posted 09-30-2020 06:14 PM

Sasha – Very Nice !! did you carve from the river logs ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 09-30-2020 06:15 PM

Those are truly exceptional!

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Sasha

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#3 posted 09-30-2020 06:26 PM

Sasha – Very Nice !! did you carve from the river logs ?

Dick, Yes, the river knocked down a tree …. Someone above heard my hands itching and directed me to search for the trunks.

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#4 posted 09-30-2020 06:32 PM

nice way to scratch an itch.

-- 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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#5 posted 09-30-2020 07:50 PM

Your hands hold more talent than my whole body. I would mostly choose the one on the left but they are both beautiful. Excellent work Sasha.
Looks like you were getting ready for a swim too.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 09-30-2020 08:06 PM

Excellent!
It is good that your grandson helped you with the blanks.
Wonderful work.
Jon

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#7 posted 09-30-2020 09:36 PM

Excellent, what did you use to carve it with? I have been looking for carving tools but not sure what to pull the trigger on.

-- John in Florida

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#8 posted 10-01-2020 12:40 AM

Very nice carvings, great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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#9 posted 10-01-2020 01:45 AM

Sasha, those are really beautiful and really good to work with your Grandson.

There is the proof that you really are a MASTER.

Thank you for sharing with us.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#10 posted 10-01-2020 02:36 AM

Wow! Beautiful work from raw logs. I like the pair, hawk and dove.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#11 posted 10-01-2020 03:46 AM

Excellent carvings. I am totally impressed with your work. Great detail. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#12 posted 10-01-2020 08:59 AM

Those are cool!

-- Petey

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#13 posted 10-01-2020 11:14 AM

Love the carvings. Is this from a novel or movie?

And what did you mean that your hands were combed?

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#14 posted 10-01-2020 04:58 PM

Friends, Thank you ALL for your kind words …

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#15 posted 10-01-2020 05:10 PM

It is good that your grandson helped you with the blanks.

It was a concert …. When they were sawing, I thought that I would carry it on my shoulders … LOL ….. But probably already old ….. One log weighs about 50-60 kg. They tied them with a rope and dragged them together over the stones, about 45-50 meters. On the water it was easy. It’s good that grandson Arsentiy doesn’t know how to swear …

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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