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Project by Roper posted 08-16-2011 09:01 PM 1745 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After the AAW symposium in St. Paul I came home with a lot of ideas for ways to display turning on different bases. This base is a piece of Linden I got here on the front range and the vessel is a piece of Walnut. 18” tall, the vessel is 6” x 6”. All comments and questions welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 08-16-2011 09:49 PM

Cool flowing design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#2 posted 08-16-2011 09:58 PM

That’s a good name for it, Roper! I love the stand. It really gives a ‘presence’ to a 6” vessel. Nicely done.


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#3 posted 08-16-2011 11:43 PM

Lovely presentation Roper, very well done indeed, from the title does the stand represents the cracked earth leading up to the lava spill over ????

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

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#4 posted 08-16-2011 11:59 PM

Another amazing piece. Great stand and love that volcano.

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#5 posted 08-17-2011 12:56 AM

Dr. Roper your talent as an artist has exploded. This is a marvelous combo. What a great way to get small pieces up into people’s line of sight. This is sure to pull even more people into your booth.

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#6 posted 08-17-2011 03:31 AM

Roper, Way out there!! Fantastic!!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 08-17-2011 03:46 AM

Certainly gives a sense of elegance. Nice piece.

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#8 posted 08-17-2011 03:58 AM

Very stylish and modern.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#9 posted 08-17-2011 04:24 AM

Really nice lines. Looks awesome!

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#10 posted 08-17-2011 04:46 AM

very nice work

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#11 posted 08-17-2011 06:08 PM

Thanks for all the great feedback guys and gals.@Peteg, yes I was inspired by the way a volcano will rip open a mountain so that is why I opened the base up and the curves are supposed to be the rivers of lava.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#12 posted 08-21-2011 09:22 PM

I love it.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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