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Project by kiefer posted 07-17-2015 11:55 PM 1370 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This flower is made from shavings created with the hand plane I posted a while ago .
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/157690 I started with a SPILL ( a very tight spiral shaving that used to be used to light candles etc. in the days before matches )as a core and glued petals to the spill slightly increasing the size of the petals in size toward the bottom .The petals are formed by wetting the shavings and cutting them to shape and then bent to shape into the compound curve which is fairly easy after a bit of practise .The flower is finished with spray lacquer to preserve it and keep its shape better.

Comments and questions welcome .

Klaus

PS:
My wife thought the last picture would be nice enlarged and in a frame ,does it ever stop ? LOL

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 07-18-2015 12:10 AM

beautiful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#2 posted 07-18-2015 12:46 AM

That is so cool, Klaus. you are so artistic!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 07-18-2015 01:59 AM

Klaus,

Very creative offshoot. And no it doesn’t stop. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 07-18-2015 03:55 AM

I agree, this is very creative and artistic. I tried making some ribbons once for a box but they would fall apart before I could get them to shape. Maybe I should try wetting them as you did?

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

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#5 posted 07-18-2015 04:33 AM

Very nice Klaus, delicate. :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#6 posted 07-18-2015 09:14 AM

Excellent idea and a beautiful finished piece. Very nice work.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 07-18-2015 01:11 PM

That looks really beatiful Klaus.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 07-18-2015 02:45 PM

Klaus, that is a beautiful piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 07-18-2015 06:45 PM

Very delicate, and full of beauty. Very slick Klaus.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#10 posted 07-23-2015 07:55 PM

Beautiful work! I really like the fact that it is actual wood from shavings.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#11 posted 07-27-2015 02:31 AM

You even make waste look good! Love it!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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