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Project by peteg posted 10-21-2011 05:27 AM 1718 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small Ellipse form a piece of scrap Rimu, textured with paste & coloured matt black. I added a carved “V” in red. Size is 100mm x 85 widest piont.
Any comments welcome,thanks for looking

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





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Sam Shakouri

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#1 posted 10-21-2011 10:42 AM

I, always, like new ideas and I love this one, paticularly the black part inhanced by the red slim line. Very nice.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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toyguy

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#2 posted 10-21-2011 11:08 AM

quite an interesting piece there Pete. I like the texture….the shape. the whole thing.. Very nice.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Bob Collins

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#3 posted 10-21-2011 11:40 AM

Nice one Pete, like the shape and the black and red stand out. Great texturing, shown better in pics 2 and 4.
I didn’t think you would have time with the cup final coming up. How did you get the shape?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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mafe

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#4 posted 10-21-2011 12:13 PM

I love this one, really beasutiful!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-21-2011 01:17 PM

Great piece, Pete. That texturing really makes it stand out!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jeepturner

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#6 posted 10-21-2011 01:20 PM

Very nice Pete. I like it.

-- Mel,

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SPalm

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#7 posted 10-21-2011 02:02 PM

That is really nice.
Man, you have an eye for design.
Love the textures, I just want to hold it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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sedcokid

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#8 posted 10-21-2011 02:11 PM

Pete,
You are always doing work that is on the edge. This one is no exception it is beautifully different, the shape and texturing are outstanding.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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rayn

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#9 posted 10-21-2011 03:25 PM

Very creative…..well done

-- Ray,Iowa

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Daiku

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#10 posted 10-21-2011 04:49 PM

Pete

This piece caught my eye, so I had to check out the rest of your projects and they are all very eye appealing.

Keep up the great work,

-- Cal Noguchi

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shipwright

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#11 posted 10-21-2011 05:31 PM

Good one Pete. Go All Blacks!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Loucarb

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#12 posted 10-21-2011 06:30 PM

Well done Pete. Love the shape and texituring. Fantastic piece.

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peteg

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#13 posted 10-22-2011 01:09 AM

Thanks all for your kind comments, it was a fun little piece to make & decorate.
Bob you guys were lucky to scratch a win lsat night

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

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larryw

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#14 posted 10-22-2011 05:38 AM

Another beautiful and unique piece from you Pete. I would describe it as “wood as art”. Great job

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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vipond33

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#15 posted 10-22-2011 01:39 PM

Pete, don’t tell me this thing is hollow too. Everything you do belongs on a puzzle page! Really remarkable.
Someday I’d like to see a short video of you turning one of these impossible pieces. BTW, how do you “texture with paste”? It looks like a good technique with many applications for other types of work.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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