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A work entitled “The Lady”.
A single drawer, bandsawn box.
The timber is Australian Red Cedar.
Finished in pure Tung Oil, fine sanded to 1500 wet & dry.
Fun to make.
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#1 posted 07-30-2010 05:10 AM
what a beautiful piece tony…i love the wood of choice..this is very elegant , sanding it down to 1500 sure gives it the finish it deserves…great job
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#2 posted 07-30-2010 05:22 AM
love the lines, grizzman is right – elegant.
-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com
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#3 posted 07-30-2010 05:36 AM
Nice work Tony
-- Ray , Florence Alabama
#4 posted 07-30-2010 06:53 AM
Thank you for the compliments.
This is my contribution to the Fluidity contest, for which the criteria is – “Like grasses swaying in a summer breeze, the fluid motion is visible in the solid form of the wood.”
With this work I’d like to substitute the word “lady” for “grasses”. I can visualise a vibrant young lady swaying in a summer breeze, an enchanting fluid motion.
The motion comes from both the shape of the bandsawn box and the wonderful movement of the grain, a gift of nature.
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#5 posted 07-30-2010 11:30 AM
Beautiful box Tony. I really like the grain..
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#6 posted 07-30-2010 12:24 PM
Nice work and the words you use to convey the fluidity.. as well as using nature’s grain… fabulous.. I will be voting for this one..Larry
-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...
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#7 posted 07-30-2010 12:35 PM
this is extraordinary!! Definitely my favourite of all your gorgeous boxes.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 07-30-2010 12:52 PM
-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction
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#9 posted 07-30-2010 01:08 PM
Well done. Nice form & gorgeous wood.
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#10 posted 07-30-2010 02:28 PM
Well done Tony…. Beautiful work….
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#11 posted 07-30-2010 06:29 PM
I can relate to the beautyfull young lady…...can I get her adress …....if she is beautyfull as your art
thank´s for sharing
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#12 posted 07-30-2010 07:42 PM
Now that’s a new touch, very nice.
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#13 posted 07-30-2010 08:37 PM
Very very nice Tony, absolutley stunning!
-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com
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#14 posted 07-31-2010 02:42 AM
Wonderful work, maybe if I hang out here long enough some of this imagination thats here will wear off on me.
#15 posted 07-31-2010 03:27 AM
Many thanks to :-
grizzman YOU HAVE BEEN TAGGED BY THE GRIZZMAN…[’’’’‘] ... Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com. ... Ray , Florence Alabama. Tim, Missouri … Now go make some dust !!!, Missouri. ... Larry Life is too short to cut on an ugly board @ larrysworkshop.wordpress.com … Debbie, Canada. ... Mike. Loucarb. ... Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx. ... Dennis. ... RStadler. www.mikeswoodshop.etsy.com ... cwdance1 ... for your kind words and support.
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