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Project by oldnovice posted 07-13-2016 06:52 PM 1064 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this some time ago and thought I would post it now before it is given away as a gift.
It is a deodar cedar cone, hand painted with an acrylic water drop and puddle on a custom oak base.
The glass dome was purchased.

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





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DeLayne Peck

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#1 posted 07-13-2016 07:28 PM

That is absolutely beautiful, Hans!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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kiefer

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#2 posted 07-13-2016 08:00 PM

Wow Hans
That is a impressive piece of nature you enhanced and will a beautiful gift .
Nice base that does not take away from the rose and the glass dome is a great Idea .

Klaus

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

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#3 posted 07-13-2016 08:17 PM

Thanks guys!
It”s not really woodworking but it does have wood in it!

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

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#4 posted 07-13-2016 08:36 PM

That is so cool, well done!

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#5 posted 07-14-2016 02:56 AM

That’s amazing!

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#6 posted 07-14-2016 04:18 AM

Thanks Bob!

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

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#7 posted 07-14-2016 04:54 AM

beautiful

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 07-14-2016 12:05 PM

Oldnovice, this is a beautiful piece and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 07-14-2016 12:41 PM

Beautiful piece. Very creative!

-- Dan

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#10 posted 07-14-2016 12:54 PM

Nice detail. And a fine gift.

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#11 posted 07-14-2016 02:06 PM

Pretty thing, Hans. Who would have thought a techie like you would be artistic…........(-:

We are in the middle of a very nice summer here, although, come August, we will probably start to get a lot of rain. Busy with gardens and the shop…..........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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oldnovice

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#12 posted 07-14-2016 05:35 PM

Thank all for the more than kind comments!

Jim, many techies have a soft side and sometimes we gotta let it out.

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

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#13 posted 07-15-2016 01:52 AM

The water drop gilds the lily !!!

Sorry … rose. :-)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#14 posted 07-15-2016 10:10 AM

Beautiful gift. You almoust fulled me with water drop. I thought it was that kind of rose which make drops.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 07-21-2016 11:46 PM

The receiver of this will be thrilled. Wow!

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

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