Illusions of Youth

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Project by Mikelknot posted 04-24-2009 07:49 PM 1238 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From a found board, The two knots in this piece were the only knots in the nearly 5’ long board, kept seeing two different biirds when turning it upside down. Cutting it in half left what you see, after a little carving and pyro, and mounting of the mirror.

-- Mike, South Central Tx.

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#1 posted 04-24-2009 10:26 PM

Awesome! My wood talks to me too and says “don’t” cut me. Sometimes I listen, sometimes I don’t. Amazing how ever piece is different. This piece really talked to you.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#2 posted 04-24-2009 10:52 PM

Very cool, great job, and great thought.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 04-25-2009 12:39 PM

oooh my goodness!!
First, I am amazed that you “saw” this piece in the board and 2) it’s just brilliant. Absolutely love it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 04-26-2009 04:55 AM

What a great piece of art! I really like it.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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