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This piece is one that I wished I still owned. It’s very simple, but has an ethereal feeling to me. The angels are carved from mahogany and the “earth” is a piece of stained glass.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com





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H Reynolds

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#1 posted 09-07-2011 12:37 AM

That is sooo beautiful!

-- H

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#2 posted 09-07-2011 01:07 AM

It is simple and very beautiful.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#3 posted 09-07-2011 02:11 AM

Now that’s nice Cathy.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 09-07-2011 02:52 AM

Very pretty!

-- Janice

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#5 posted 09-07-2011 03:14 AM

that is really nice…would love to own that one myself..you should do another one for yourself…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 09-07-2011 05:55 AM

That’s beautiful !

-- Eric, central Florida

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#7 posted 09-07-2011 06:14 AM

Great imagination and carving, Cathy. I agree with Grizz, do make another one for yourself.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#8 posted 09-07-2011 07:23 AM

Absolutely, I need to do this one again…......

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#9 posted 09-07-2011 10:46 AM

Amazing, it really draws to in.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 09-07-2011 01:19 PM

It’s very unusual and nicely designed. I like it also.

-- 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 09-07-2011 03:04 PM

Beautiful! Super Craftsmanship!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 09-09-2011 05:18 AM

oooooooooooh soooooo pretty. It is no wonder that you still wished you had it.
Just have to get yourself back out there to make another!!!!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#13 posted 02-25-2012 03:02 PM

I love the understated elegence, and that the angels are unique. The blue earth and warm mahogany tone compliment each other. Is this your design ? I like it very much !

-- Carl, Iowa

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cathyb

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#14 posted 02-25-2012 05:29 PM

It is my design. I first carved my angels and when I saw them together they had such as comforting presence. The thought of them looking down on the Earth came into my head. So I found a piece of stained glass to represent the Earth and tried to tie it all together. I’m glad it speaks to you. For me, it is one of the most rewarding pieces that I ever made.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#15 posted 02-25-2012 06:22 PM

Superb in every respect.

-- 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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