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Turquoise Inlay Inspirational Wood Art Sculpture "live, Laugh. Love"

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 892 days ago 2818 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inlaid with turquoise, scroll work carved out with dremmel tool

-- www.rmtwist.com





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junipercanyon

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#1 posted 892 days ago

I like this a lot. Thanks for posting.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 892 days ago

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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EarlS

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#3 posted 892 days ago

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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juanabee

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#4 posted 892 days ago

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.

Juanabee

-- "Life's nonsense pierces us with strange relation." Wallace Stevens

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Tokolosi

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#5 posted 892 days ago

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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Martyroc

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#6 posted 892 days ago

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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shinju

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#7 posted 892 days ago

Fantastic work,thanks for sharing…shinju

-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you

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Tim & Candy Hicks

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#8 posted 868 days ago

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

-- www.rmtwist.com

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jeffro

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#9 posted 868 days ago

cool piece

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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