Losing Trust box

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Project by Spoontaneous posted 04-15-2009 06:52 AM 1741 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Ok, this is a pretty morose box made during a divorce. The heart is afzelia burl cut in two with pigmented epoxy for ‘blood’ which flows from the heart and makes a puddle on top of the box. The barbed wire fence and gun turrets are silver. The top half of the fortress was turned from basswood and the bottom from pear wood… both dyed black. The top platform with the heart opens to a deep box which is also ‘blood soaked’ (including tear-shaped indentations). Tragic, eh? :-)

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

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#1 posted 04-15-2009 04:24 PM

Another original piece

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-16-2009 12:17 AM

You’ve definitely got creatiivity.

-- Scott

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#3 posted 02-05-2013 08:57 PM

wow, when I got divorced I just sat around and felt sorry for myself. You’ve put your pain to work. Unique!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#4 posted 02-06-2013 12:58 AM

Thanks Rob. I don’t even keep that box out for show anymore…. a long bygone era. <grin> Hope life is treating you well nowadays.

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

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