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Project by Les Casteel posted 09-16-2011 01:15 PM 1323 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I just completed this off-centered, off-axis woodturning. It is 11” in diameter and is carved with the Japanese icon/word “Happiness” in the center. Finished with anilines dyes and lacquer.

-- Les, Arkansas,

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#1 posted 09-16-2011 01:43 PM

the eccentric center reminds me of Doug Fishers N.W. native designs ..very cool.. & of course, intriguing.

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#2 posted 09-17-2011 12:08 AM

I go with Michelle, a lot of Doug Fisher in this one, nice bit of off set turning :)

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

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Les Casteel

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#3 posted 09-17-2011 01:58 PM

Yep! you pegged it! fascinated with Doug’s work, off center, off axis, turning stuff in the air that looks like a ghost is challenging.

-- Les, Arkansas,

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#4 posted 09-17-2011 02:13 PM

It’s beatiful; congratulations on a job well done.

-- 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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#5 posted 09-17-2011 05:06 PM

Well done, very nice!

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

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