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First Dance Sculpture

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Project by BCDesign posted 06-21-2015 09:14 PM 1016 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this sculpture fro a wedding,Its made of jatoba and sycamore.I used a jigsaw and chisel to cut out the basic shape then refined it with and angle grinder, sanding flap and carving knives.The jatoba was hard to work it. I woodburned the dates and names on and sanded to 600 grit and finished the base with danish oil and the dancing couple with polyurethane.

I made a YouTube video of the process please subscribe thumbs up and share!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 06-21-2015 09:38 PM

Very cool sculpture.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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BCDesign

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#2 posted 06-21-2015 10:06 PM

Thanks Marty!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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lew

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#3 posted 06-21-2015 10:27 PM

Beautiful! I can’t imagine how much sanding that took!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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BCDesign

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#4 posted 06-21-2015 10:37 PM

Thanks Lew,It took a long time but i did it over a few months!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#5 posted 06-21-2015 10:47 PM

Beautifully done!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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BCDesign

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#6 posted 06-21-2015 11:23 PM

Thank you Lee!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#7 posted 06-22-2015 01:00 AM

what a nice piece!
I always liked those type of sculptures, do they have a particular name, i mean that style?

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#8 posted 06-22-2015 04:04 AM

Beautiful remembrance for a memorable occasion!
Nice work!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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BCDesign

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#9 posted 06-22-2015 04:18 AM

Thank you Oldnovice,Nayo i am not sure if theres a a certain name for it,maybe its abstract?im not so sure i just go with what comes into my mind!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#10 posted 06-22-2015 07:23 AM

Incredible carving. Unbeleavible what you can make of some ordinary piece of wood.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 06-22-2015 05:31 PM

Thanks Ivan!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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