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Last year I thought we should expand some of our items and creat some chimes….
Tim & Candy Hicks
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#1 posted 03-30-2008 05:30 AM
These chimes are simply beautiful. To tell the truth I would hate to set them outside in the elements. These are art and should be place in a display cabinet. But, of course, they would be muted if this were done. I am sure that their chimes are equal to their appearance.
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#2 posted 03-30-2008 05:34 AM
Love the chimes, your choice of stock and the organic shapes are truly something of beauty, great job
-- My Fear is when i die, my wife will sell my tools for what I TOLD her they cost
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#3 posted 03-30-2008 05:38 AM
Very nice. A work of art.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#4 posted 03-30-2008 10:32 AM
Excellent work candy.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#5 posted 03-30-2008 10:51 AM
Beautiful work – I love chimes and these are my new favorites.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#6 posted 03-30-2008 11:17 AM
Candy, A Beaytiful set of Chimes, Love the way the wood contrasts between light and dark, as it twists and turns on itself. Did you stain it that way or is the natural beauty of that wood. In looking at the striker I am trying to figure out how it strikes the individual chimes. Are the chimes made out of anodized tubing or is it copper. Looking at them I’m trying to listen for them. I’d be proud to display them….your brother in woodworking John
-- Your Brother in WoodWorking John, Pittsburgh , PA.
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#7 posted 03-30-2008 12:36 PM
That is absolutely stunning. Beautiful doesn’t go far enough.
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#8 posted 03-30-2008 03:44 PM
stunning!! very organic and I can hear Mother Nature singing her song through the chimes.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#9 posted 03-30-2008 04:20 PM
We were pretty amazed at how fast the chimes sold, well actually how fast all of our stuff sells. The color and shape of the wood is all natural, we do not use any stain, it is finishes with polycrylic. This is actually called a wind harp, if you look at the chimes, you can see there is a tube that runs horizontal across the back, the striker is a ball so it rolls across the vertical tubes which in turn chime against the horizontal tube in the back. The tubing is tuned in for chimes so to speak, they are brass coated and I get them from a windchime parts supplier.
Thanks again for all your wonderful comments, what an inspiration and motivational force it is to be here.
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#10 posted 04-01-2008 09:03 PM
Very cool indeed Candy. Great work.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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#11 posted 06-13-2008 02:22 PM
Where can i get some of this twisted juniper, I would love to get some sticks or small branchessay 1” – 5” wide and 24” – 50” long, would need to get it shipped to michigan lewiston
-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com
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#12 posted 06-14-2008 04:13 AM
Very cool chimes.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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