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sculpture, carved from salvaged old growth cedar stands about six feet tall. I was playing with shadow on this one.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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longgone

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#1 posted 06-21-2011 08:05 PM

Excellent! Very nice smooth and flowing lines. A piece of art.

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learnin2do

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#2 posted 06-21-2011 08:09 PM

why just one photo? ...why?! -just send it here so i can look at it in person

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#3 posted 06-21-2011 08:21 PM

beautiful!! I’d love to have this in my house!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#4 posted 06-21-2011 08:40 PM

That is an incredible piece

Such an inspiration

jamie

-- 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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#5 posted 06-21-2011 08:52 PM

Wow thats really nice. It all just seems to flow together.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 06-21-2011 09:05 PM

Sweetness! That’s a very cool carving! Great Job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 06-21-2011 09:19 PM

A true work of art….excellent sculpturing…the shape is very pleasing….and the finish is perfect (by the way…can you elaborate on how you finish a piece? Is it finished for exterior?)

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#8 posted 06-21-2011 09:57 PM

brilliant…

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#9 posted 06-21-2011 09:59 PM

I put an exterior oil finish on this one, it actually started out twice as tall you all know how gets smaller sometimes.lol

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#10 posted 06-21-2011 10:05 PM

This is wonderful, I love the way that the light, shadows, curves, and colors interact with each other.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 06-21-2011 10:47 PM

Very nice lines and shadows . The cedar really glows at sunset . great carving .

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#12 posted 06-22-2011 12:58 AM

I like it. Is it all one piece? It looks like that tree had a pretty good size diameter. As usual, you take a pretty good photograph.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#13 posted 06-22-2011 01:05 AM

Oh, hell yes! Six foot, is it? Wow… maybe I could start out with one six INCHES tall and see how that works. I am just not at a skill level that would allow me to tackle a beauty such as this.
Thanks for sharing and inspiring..

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.

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#14 posted 06-22-2011 03:08 AM

Stunning. I’d love to see some other views, and a hint or two about how you went about making it.

-- Tom

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#15 posted 06-22-2011 04:36 AM

Absolutely beautiful – excellent use of shapes. Wow!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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