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Project by Transition posted 07-13-2011 01:24 AM 1623 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An ant eaten, hollow form of Maple (7” x 3.5”). Finished with wipe on poly.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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#1 posted 07-13-2011 01:27 AM

All I can do is sit… quietly staring at each photo… wordless… in silent amazement.
I need a word to describe this… all I can pull up that comes close is, “haunting”. You have captured the wild, untamed look of Mother Nature, herself.
A total knockout, sir.

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

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#2 posted 07-13-2011 01:48 AM

Nice job

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#3 posted 07-13-2011 01:53 AM

Reeel purty!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 07-13-2011 02:49 AM

to very awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 07-13-2011 02:51 AM

Love the swirls on this! Good job.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#6 posted 07-13-2011 03:25 AM

Wow that is one fancy looking piece of timber, the spalting is amasing, very nice form, looks like a piece of space debris with some re-entry burns
Well done :))

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

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#7 posted 07-13-2011 05:29 AM

Fantastic job with an amazing piece of wood!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 07-13-2011 07:25 AM

Really love this piece. Great work.

-- Nick, AZ. Wood is a canvas for God's art work, it is our job as woodworkers to figur out the best way to display it.

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#9 posted 07-13-2011 07:38 AM

Thanks guys! It was an interesting challenge for me…

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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#10 posted 07-13-2011 01:19 PM

beautiful piece

-- jim nevada

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#11 posted 07-13-2011 03:52 PM

Great job Andrew. It must have taken a very steady hand to make a piece like that. Well done.

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

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#12 posted 07-13-2011 07:36 PM

wow, what wood! good turning too

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#13 posted 07-16-2011 01:08 AM

Very Very nice. That piece of oak is one unusual piece. I am always amazed by wood’s glories!

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general

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