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Project by daviddan posted 01-11-2011 06:43 PM 1547 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

THIS IS A TRUNK MADE WITH PASSION!
The trunk is made with pine wood, the color technic is an old one, i used pastel colors( oxides) on wood and after that i finished with flax oil ; next day i applyed natural bee wax. The decorations are made wih cooper, lether and nails for tapestry, inside the tapestry is made with velvet on thik foam (for tapestry). The trunk is 120 cm long, the width is 75 cm and vertical height are 85 cm.

-- David Dan , Transilvania, Cluj ,http://ganduldelemn.blogspot.com





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Chip

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#1 posted 01-11-2011 06:54 PM

Great piece David. I like your books too! Very creative and well done. Thanks for posting.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 01-11-2011 07:00 PM

David, this is absolutely stunning! I love it! Thank you so much for posting….I would love to read more about your materials.

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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#3 posted 01-11-2011 07:22 PM

That is just BEAUTIFUL!!! Would also know more about how you made it!!

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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Chip

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#4 posted 01-11-2011 07:29 PM

He has a blog posted on his home page which directs you to more of his work. I can’t read it but there are more pictures.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#5 posted 01-11-2011 10:04 PM

Time well spent!

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#6 posted 01-12-2011 03:47 AM

Wow that is one nice trunk. I can see the passion. Excellent craftsmanship.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 01-12-2011 04:35 AM

Exquisite detail and design. Excellent craftsmenship and job. Very impressive. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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lightweightladylefty

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#8 posted 01-12-2011 04:48 AM

David,

Your workmanship is wonderful. Such detail! Thanks for sharing.

How big is the trunk?

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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TJ65

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#9 posted 01-12-2011 04:57 AM

Beautiful – but more info needed.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#10 posted 01-12-2011 10:47 AM

Just WOW!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-12-2011 11:40 AM

Servus! Thank you all! i posted more about the trunk.

-- David Dan , Transilvania, Cluj ,http://ganduldelemn.blogspot.com

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#12 posted 01-12-2011 12:17 PM

That is amazing.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#13 posted 01-12-2011 02:07 PM

very cool … love the multi-material combination

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#14 posted 01-12-2011 09:16 PM

Amazing piece, very beautiful selection of materials!

-- Dale, Oregon

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#15 posted 01-13-2011 12:49 AM

David,
that trunk is truly amazing.
I also like your books.
You have a very unique talent.

Jamie
in a wet Scotland

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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