I made a bench for the porch. The rods of the backrest are carved toothpicks. For ten good pieces I made at least twenty. They always broke in two on carving. I haven't choose a colour for the bench yet, maybe pale yellow or green... I don't want to paint it brown.
Making these minis was a pleasure for me. But the wheel was a hard challenge! I made the pieces, then assembled them, then took apart, refining and cutting, and assembling again...not fit...refining, cutting, and so on... Now it's ready, but not a perfect circle. Travelling on this wheel would be very bumpy! The frame is the door of a rabbit-hutch, or something else. The axe in the log is my favourite.
Sometimes you find treasure by accident. I was working in my garden when I saw piles of dried tiny leaves everywhere. These are the disintegrated catkins of our birch trees dispersed by the wind. They are perfect leaves for an autumn scene, aren't they? I collected a good amount of them.
Otherwise I have a massive sore throat. What a stupid thing in july! I draw along a cup of hot tea all the time.
I admire you for carving toothpicks! It must have been hard work but worth effect! Love the wheel! The small leaves are really pretty:)
Jobbulást! Most ilyen vírus kering a levegőben, mi is benne vagyunk egy ideje. De látom ez nem vetett vissza a munkában:)
Nagyon tetszik minden! A balta különösen, miből van?
Fából készült. Aztán acrylfestékkel kentem le több rétegben: először ezüst, aztán szürke, végül narancsos árnyalatok, illetve egy kis barna. A nyele csak egy kis pácot kapott (oregoni fenyő, maradt valamelyik bútorgyártási munkánkból).
Wow, Bozse, you are very patient to carve all those toothpicks! The miniature leaves are a wonderful find!!! I hope your sore throat is better soon - how annoying to catch one in summer!!!
That bench is amazing, how can you carve a toothpick, very clever.
The wheel also, and the axe in the log of wood, looks great!
Borze, The bench is amazing. I love that you have carved in the year 1942. The wheel is wonderful and like you, I really love the axe in the wood stump. Your porch is going to look spectacular when completed.
Dear Bozse, the sore throat in July is the most common: I've got even despite the 40 ° C!
But this has not prevented you from creating additional treasures! I like everything, you're really good...
The ax in the log is really beautiful :-)
Mini hugs, Flora
I love your bench!!!!
It's so nice...
the bench is fabulous, must have been quite a lot of work!? but it is absolutely lovely!
Lovely Bench! Exact and fine work! Beautiful!
Beautiful bench. Good job!
I just loved the bench! It's perfectly made, and the carving is very cute!
I hope you are feeling better now.
The bench is gorgeous, I'm sure I'd break 100% of the toothpicks! Your 'bumpy' wheel is probably quite authentic, I'm sure that a few apprentice wheel makers produced something similar :)
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