A farewell to arms

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Project by Oleg Smirnov posted 03-07-2014 09:26 PM 1560 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cast Hemingway’s work.

Branch – the Thin oak, flowers – selenit, a leaf – malachite. Support – exotic wood. 15 sm

-- Woodcarving is my lifestyle

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#1 posted 03-07-2014 10:49 PM

That is really a great piece Oleg. Sticks and stones. Very nice and gentle curve to the branch. Good work!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 03-07-2014 11:37 PM

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#3 posted 03-08-2014 01:58 AM


-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#4 posted 03-08-2014 05:08 AM

~ 70th anniversary of Victory !

~ Victory at Stalingrad !

~ U.S and RUSSIAN Allies meet at the Elbe, proud day .

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#5 posted 03-08-2014 06:09 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#6 posted 03-08-2014 08:52 PM

Nice olive branch.I hope everyday for continued world peace that’s why I am a commited European Unionist.
War does nobody anything but bad. And imho through a strong presence and coming together of countries throughout Europe it can only work to resolve our differences without war as a viable option. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 03-09-2014 07:40 PM

The day we have destroyed the last weapon, will be the biggest day ever for humanity.
Beautiful piece and thought.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 03-10-2014 02:16 AM

Very nice indeed. Well done. Thanks for Sharing.


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#9 posted 03-10-2014 06:45 AM

Thanks friends!

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#10 posted 03-13-2014 11:38 AM

Great gesture Oleg and a very nice art piece. I always hope and pray for peace, but it seems that people don’t change much, only the weapons do. That said, I guess we should be grateful for whatever peace we can get in this world.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 03-13-2014 03:10 PM

Thanks Stephang. Your words and to god in ears (russian proverb). In our country now even pacifism under a ban. Excuse for policy. We pray no war…

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#12 posted 03-13-2014 04:24 PM

You did a really nice job on this, Oleg.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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