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Old 01-16-2009, 09:19 AM   #1
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:26 AM   #2
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:45 AM   #3
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:54 AM   #4
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Pretty cool. I've seen rice sculptures that are amazingly small but I think these are even smaller.

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Old 01-16-2009, 10:22 AM   #5
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That is fantastic. He uses a microscope but he must have amazing eyes and very steady hands.
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Old 01-16-2009, 01:41 PM   #6
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If you can inhale your work and not even notice it - that's awfully small. But the detail is amazing.
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Old 01-16-2009, 03:23 PM   #7
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WOW! He's awesome. I'm so happy for him selling his life's work for $20,000,000.00. He may not read or write, but he's one smart, well-spoken and talented man.
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Old 01-16-2009, 05:19 PM   #8
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I'm imagining a guy holding a matchbox and saying, "I worked 40 years and all I have to show for it is right here in this little box."

Although it never crossed my mind to carve under a microscope I've worked on some watches that required a microscope to adjust.
Instead of consciously moving you just kind of think about moving.
I want to know how you hold a grain of sand to carve on it.

This is the smallest artsy thing I've carved (sitting on a dime).
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Old 01-16-2009, 09:35 PM   #9
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That is crazy....but inspiring...

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Old 01-17-2009, 10:13 AM   #10
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wow, that is amazing!! I remember many years ago I saw something on TV about a man who painted on the head of a pin. I thought that was something, but to actually carve objects and fit them into the eye of a needle? Wow, I don't even know what to say.
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