|Project by GnarlyErik||posted 10-15-2016 06:06 PM||826 views||0 times favorited||8 comments|
Here is a small ‘semi-sculpture’ or ‘scrapshot’ just completed. I never discard interesting leftovers or bits of nice woods, always saving the pieces (scraps!) from projects in a box for the purpose. When the mood strikes, I try to arrange a pleasing, ‘interpretation’ with the leftovers. Sometimes it works and sometimes I have to put things aside for a later try.
It is necessary to sometimes create new pieces to complete the ‘interpretation’ for a new composition. In this case the propeller, the gull and the small ‘man in a boat’ at the lower right were specially made. The ‘composing’ process is always fun when it works. These things make great gifts for special people.
I am calling this one ‘BOATYARD’ since the shapes suggest that title. Mixed woods on 1/4” plywood, varnish finish. Size is 11-1/2” x 24”, including the custom-made frame.
-- Candy is dandy and rum sure is fun, but wood working is the best high for me!