Gallery Display

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Project by swirlsandburls posted 1977 days ago 1161 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi all. I was invited to show some work at the Artist’s Guild Gallery of Greenville (SC), but they had no 3-D display areas. They had some significant restrictions, so I decided that a glass display would be best, if I could find a way to execute it without spending an arm and a leg. I found a local guy that makes and sell displays, and he had this nice tempered glass and connectors for building custom units. I bought enough parts, and then built a custom wood base out of ambrosia maple, rounded and routed to fit the glass for a sturdy support. It works well in the gallery, because the glass does not overpower or block anything on the walls, but is also kind of classy looking (at least I think so, anyway). It also comes completely apart for easy relocation.

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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#1 posted 1977 days ago

First, congrats on the honor of displaying your work in a prestigous location. And second, the display is definitely simple, understated, and elegant.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#2 posted 1977 days ago

Nice display wonderful work.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1977 days ago

That is a great honor to be asked to display. It looks like you deserved it.

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#4 posted 1977 days ago

Wow, that is first rate!! Great display for great work. My congratulations also!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 1977 days ago

I’ve got to agree with the comments above, the display is great and the work looks fantastic.

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#6 posted 1977 days ago

I have to agree, A beautifully executed display and Some very nice craftmanship on the turnings Well done. And congratulations on being honored to display your hard work.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#7 posted 1974 days ago

Nice looking display for some beautiful work.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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