Cocon, chenille, papillons

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Cle des Champs in Dunham Quebec 2010. My theme was Transformation. The log represented the cocoon and became the caterpillar. The caterpillar later transformed into many butterflies.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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#1 posted 07-08-2010 11:23 PM

Interesting… how the suggestion of form creates the form itself.

-- RayCurtis

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 11:58 PM

Les filles au Quebec sont toute belle.

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#3 posted 07-09-2010 12:08 AM

First time I ever saw anyone use a chainsaw wearing a tie and vest!!! Wow, I guess stranger things do happen in the big ole world!!!! I like the butterflies!!!!!! Still can’t get over the tie!!!!!!!!!!

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#4 posted 07-09-2010 12:46 AM

Very, very cool! Great job in your transformation artistry!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#5 posted 07-09-2010 12:47 AM

great work,,the tie and vest would have made me nervous though.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#6 posted 07-09-2010 12:48 AM

ahhh, can’t wait to be in Montreal at the end of the month.. just a week, but better then nothing!

Tres Bien fait!

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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#7 posted 07-09-2010 01:20 PM

C’est bon !
Do you sculpt in ICE as well as wood ?

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#8 posted 07-09-2010 03:21 PM

Cool/creative idea.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#9 posted 07-09-2010 05:41 PM

A new twist to woodworking! I like it, love the bears people make out of the logs as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 07-09-2010 07:57 PM

Unique transformation of a sculpture, sure looks like you awed many people, your artistic ability has no bounds. I’m truly amazed. Kudos.

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

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#11 posted 07-10-2010 03:47 AM

Thank-you all for the uplifting comments. I will continue for as long as I can. Quebec girls are beautiful, and Montreal is about the closest thing to Amsterdam that I have ever experienced. I have done ice but it sucks when it melts and the carb hates ice dust. I do believe art has no bounds and I’m only getting started.

-- "Safe woodworking isn't just about avoiding injury, it is also about avoiding extinction." CKG

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