Turned Vortex Cube on Stand

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Project by Bill Duane Brooks posted 08-28-2014 08:37 PM 1742 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a turned wood cube with vortex penetrations on each side. The cube is 6” in dimension and made of hard maple and American black walnut. The stand is turned of Peruvian walnut and hard maple. The cube is held in place and turns on a solid brass rod. Assembly is 15” in height and approximately 8” corner to corner. The inspiration for this came from a cube speaker for a sound system.

Finish is Danish Oil that has been buffed with Beall System buffers.

-- duane

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#1 posted 08-28-2014 08:41 PM

This looks great! Really cool. Thanks for sharing!


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#2 posted 08-28-2014 09:17 PM

This is Beautiful & unique! I love looking at all of your work – you are so creative and inspirational!

-- I turn wood into 'things' ..... what is your superpower?

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#3 posted 08-28-2014 09:40 PM

I like it and I’m willing to bet that everyone that sees it has to spin it, Right?

-- Troy. - Measure twice, cut once and fill the gaps....

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#4 posted 08-28-2014 10:08 PM

Very cool and original :)


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#5 posted 08-28-2014 10:58 PM

Yep – that is really cool Duane…...great art.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#6 posted 08-29-2014 12:43 AM

This is a piece of art . Nice work.

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

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#7 posted 08-29-2014 01:12 AM

Congratulations on a Wonderful piece of Art.
I absolutely love it.
Colour combinations and design are outstanding.
Thank you for showing.


-- 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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#8 posted 08-29-2014 01:57 AM

I really like this one. Nice design and great colour combination.

-- Dave -

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#9 posted 08-29-2014 04:04 AM

Many thanks for everyone’s kind words about my work! This one has now sold and so, it is on to do something else.

-- duane

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#10 posted 08-29-2014 09:33 AM

Beautiful creation!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 08-29-2014 06:50 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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