My world on a spring

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Project by CapnEddie posted 07-16-2009 06:13 PM 1387 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A 4” wooden ball, hollowed to less than 1/8” thick, carved, burned, pierced, colored and sitting on top of a coiled alumnium spring. Weighs less than one ounce.

-- Makin' Shavin's

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#1 posted 07-16-2009 08:24 PM

Very Unique Work, Thats Cool

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#2 posted 07-16-2009 08:26 PM

Wow that’s amazing work most unique

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 07-16-2009 09:27 PM

Wow, that is incredible. Was this a commission with a purpose or just an abstract idea? It is really striking. Excellent job.


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#4 posted 07-16-2009 09:56 PM

I wanted to do a sphere pierced to a pattern. I could not draw what I wanted so I cut what I could. I’ve since figured how to draw what I wanted

-- Makin' Shavin's

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#5 posted 07-16-2009 10:09 PM

Wow thats Beautiful


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#6 posted 07-16-2009 11:41 PM

Thats a great looking project. Nice job on the creation.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 07-17-2009 01:56 AM

Lookin good- love the Youtube videos!

-- Steven

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#8 posted 07-17-2009 05:28 AM

Wow!!!!!!!! Would I like to talk with you on a deeper level, (artistically of course ) Great job on this, excellent color, and pattern work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#9 posted 07-18-2009 04:57 PM

Pretty cool piece of sculpture. Unique, abstract and beautiful.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 07-18-2009 05:09 PM

How did you hollow it?Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#11 posted 07-19-2009 03:08 AM

I made it in two pieces, hollowed it out then glued it together. It was critical to follow the template to the tee. Sort of cheating on hollowing, but I wanted it very uniform so the piercing would go well. I’m also using up blocks of Mahogany I took off a demo site.,

-- Makin' Shavin's

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#12 posted 07-28-2009 07:14 PM

Intense, i love it..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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