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Project by scott shangraw posted 03-12-2012 12:01 AM 2196 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few of my latest carvings.First is a large Mesquite that I put in wenge “stitches” it stands about 3ft tall and 3ft wide.Second is titled “all shook up” is a juniper burl with three carved feet.Third is Alligator juniper carved like a clam shell.Fourth is another juniper carved with waves and copper base.Fith is four hearts all carved from one solid mesquite log.And last is another juniper wave. These are carved with a chainsaw then followed up with various grinders to further shape each piece.Thanks for looking!!
Scott

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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cathyb

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#1 posted 03-12-2012 12:20 AM

Absolutely fabulous!!!!!!! “All shook up” is so radical. As always, beautiful work Scott.
Thanks for sharing…...

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 03-12-2012 12:30 AM

Beautiful Art work Scott!!! I seen your article in the wood shop news, very well done.

-- Dennis Zongker

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 03-12-2012 12:30 AM

Fantastic work! I’m with cathyb! It’s all shook up in the lead!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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mmh

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#4 posted 03-12-2012 01:05 AM

Great work! My favorites are you “wave” bowls.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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BarbS

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#5 posted 03-12-2012 01:26 AM

I agree with mmh- these Wave Bowls are fantastic. Thanks for showing these off!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 03-12-2012 01:44 AM

These are very cool. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 03-12-2012 03:04 AM

Lovely pieces! You did great

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Jiri Parkman

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#8 posted 03-12-2012 07:19 AM

Beautiful vessels. Thanks for sending.

-- Jiri

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 03-12-2012 10:15 AM

Excellent works. Your attention to detail and the natural flow of the woods is very very good. Love the “stitches” work! Great touch. Any chance of getting a better peek at the “paw print” inlayed table the first scuptures are setting on?

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roger

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#10 posted 03-12-2012 11:42 AM

awesome pieces of art for sure. beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 03-12-2012 12:17 PM

thanks for sharing these with us..they are divine!

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glynn

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#12 posted 03-12-2012 11:30 PM

these are great,but as a favorite all shook up took it

-- jim nevada

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MacSteveT

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#13 posted 03-15-2012 04:25 AM

Scott – Amazing. Inspired. Exquisite… words fail, sir. God has gifted you with wonderful talent, and I thank you for sharing it with us.

Now then, how oh HOW do you create the pristine bark edge on your wave bowls?

-- "Do, or do not. There is no try." ~Yoda

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#14 posted 03-15-2012 09:06 PM

I can’t find words that are not used by others before. So I won’t try.
But I realy want to thank you for sharing your work.
As well your bowls as your chairs are pieces of art.

-- Douwe

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