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Inlaid with turquoise, scroll work carved out with dremmel tool
Tim & Candy Hicks
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#1 posted 02-10-2012 04:44 PM
I like this a lot. Thanks for posting.
-- Juniper Canyon Design
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#2 posted 02-10-2012 04:53 PM
That’s really nice work.
-- 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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#3 posted 02-10-2012 05:19 PM
very elegant – it is one of those things you pick up to feel the texture and see the differences in the grain around the piece.
-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"
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#4 posted 02-10-2012 05:49 PM
My compliments on an impressive work of art. There is so much about it that attracts my interest. The wood, for example. I’m only guessing at the wood type, but maybe a piece of juniper or mesquite? It’s beautifully chaotic and flowing fibers immediately attract my interest. But its color, a muted orange, absolutely ignites the subtle turquoise color of the inlay. Your choices evidence a vibrant imagination.
I am inspired by your work. Thank you for sharing it.
-- "Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation." Wallace Stevens
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#5 posted 02-10-2012 05:50 PM
This is awesome! You really let the wood speak! So nice!!!
-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien
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#6 posted 02-11-2012 12:49 AM
Very cool, love the wood, it looks like the grain dictated the pattern. Truly spectacular piece of work and the turquoise color helps it stand out, nice contrast.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#7 posted 02-11-2012 01:43 AM
Fantastic work,thanks for sharing…shinju
-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you
#8 posted 03-05-2012 03:11 PM
I had this piece of wood laying around the shop for quite some time and never really new what to do with it. So I had just hung on to it. Once I started adding inspirational words to other pieces of wood, it just fit and felt right. Again this what a lot of fun, I enjoy carving out the words its very relaxing
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#9 posted 03-05-2012 04:20 PM
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