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Project by TheJoineryGallery posted 12-14-2010 04:28 AM 2296 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This unique work was discovered in my fire wood pile. Random off cuts from other work, the shapes came together with little effort. The half lap joinery of the Padauk over Cherry brings the joint flush on either side. The base features a centered lamination of Bocote, and two birch dowels that join the Cherry stem to the base. Once this piece was completed I wasnt sure of the purpose, and now I think it may serve holding bracelets, necklaces, or for conversation.
(Finished in linseed oil. (10×10x1)


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#1 posted 12-14-2010 05:01 AM

Whoah…sweet! so simple and perfect!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#2 posted 12-14-2010 06:00 AM

Looks very Asian inspired. Nice!

-- A woman's work is never done-but power tools help!

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#3 posted 12-14-2010 07:33 AM

I like it. Art needs no purpose.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 12-14-2010 08:03 AM

A nice relaxing design…Cool.

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#5 posted 12-14-2010 04:02 PM

That’s cool and from the burn pile! A visual treat! Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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