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Project by David McCoy posted 04-13-2011 03:05 AM 1601 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this from a log I found in my pile of fire wood. Part of the log was eaten by insects, so I cut away the solid part and started to remove all the soft wood. After that’s done, I took a Dremel and polished the surface. I made a base for it and finished it with tung oil. I entered it in the first art show of the season in our area. Should hear soon if it was accepted.

-- Dave McCoy





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knottysticks

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#1 posted 04-13-2011 05:08 AM

Cool.

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#2 posted 04-13-2011 06:17 AM

That’s pretty slick! What sort of bit did you use in the dremel?

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#3 posted 04-13-2011 06:22 AM

COOL!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for the post.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#4 posted 04-13-2011 09:54 AM

Nice sculpture

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David McCoy

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#5 posted 04-13-2011 02:15 PM

seamuis,
The Dremel bit I used was a #117 high speed cutter.

-- Dave McCoy

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#6 posted 04-13-2011 02:58 PM

good eye. It looks like its melting. Very nice job.

-- PAPLOU

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#7 posted 04-13-2011 04:18 PM

I save pieces like this also, just haven’t known what to do with them…....until now.

Nice project,
M

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#8 posted 04-13-2011 06:16 PM

Beautiful

Thanks

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#9 posted 04-17-2011 03:34 PM

Really neat. Looks like it’s melting.

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#10 posted 12-08-2011 02:59 AM

Absolutely love it. There is no greater artist then mother nature and an eye to capture it.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

#11 posted 12-08-2011 03:11 AM

Very interesting…Dave !

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