pacifica wings

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Project by peteg posted 1228 days ago 1281 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still playing with wings, feet & suspension, and also having a look at Pacific symbols etc.
This is Blackwood outline is carved & burnt, o/ll size is a dia’ of about 350mm, stands about 60mmwith several coats of Danish then buffed.
Appreciate any comments, thanks for looking

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#1 posted 1228 days ago

Very cool, looks like it will fly!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#2 posted 1228 days ago

Very innovative!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 1228 days ago

Very nice, and nice touch with the feet extension.

-- Vince

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#4 posted 1228 days ago

Wow love the shape,must have been fun turning.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#5 posted 1228 days ago

interesting piece for sure. Looks very well done from the pictures. Not too sure about the feet, but this is the kind of thing that usually grows on me….......... Nice job Pete.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#6 posted 1228 days ago

very creative !!! I agree with Vince, adding the feet was a nice touch. as usual great work !!!

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#7 posted 1228 days ago

Very Cool job..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#8 posted 1228 days ago

Nice work, Pete. I like the feet… ...this piece sort of looks like a UFO. The burning and carving add a nice touch, too.

-- -Jay Hartman - Morrisville, PA

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#9 posted 1228 days ago

it’s awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#10 posted 1228 days ago

Very pleasing to look at…seems to hover. All around nice!

-- Stephen Mines (

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#11 posted 1228 days ago

Nice one Pete. #4 looks like a prototype three point hydrofoil, maybe to run you quickly out to Waiheke on a Sunday afternoon.

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

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#12 posted 1228 days ago

Great piece. I especially like the ‘extensions’ on the feet; hadn’t seen that idea before. It adds to the look, and in a good way. The carved-in burning is nice, too. And your treatment of the underside is great. I’d call that piece a fine success!


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#13 posted 1228 days ago

You are the man,Pete!

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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#14 posted 1228 days ago

Thanks all for your very kind comments, Brian just trying something different and didn’t want it sitting on the tips, still playing with suspension/feet.
Paul the weather here is perfect for a Waiheke trip at present, we have had months of fine weather, now in Autumn & still 24d every day blue skies
Not sure about flying Roz :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#15 posted 1228 days ago

Absolutly marvolous how you can work the wood so gracefully and give it even more beauty! Wow!

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

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