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This is my latest negative space design. To say it was a challenge & monstrously hard to do, would be an understatement. I confused myself constantly!!! The design has volute change of direction on 2 levels. Sapele & copper about 10 inches in diameter.
Hope ya’ll enjoy it and that your eyeballs stay firmly in their sockets!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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PurpLev

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#1 posted 756 days ago

nice work. is this done with a router or on a lathe?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 756 days ago

It is incredible, Michelle! Just beautiful. I love your designs and this has to be one of my all time favorites!

Sheila :)

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 756 days ago

Very cool art, beautiful and amazing.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BarbS

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#4 posted 756 days ago

Beautiful, Michelle. You’re always finding new ways to advance your designs. Really wonderful!

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

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tamboti

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#5 posted 756 days ago

Michelle wonderful work. i have same question as first comment lathe or router and lathe
Regards Tamboti

-- Africa is not for sissies

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 756 days ago

Pretty cool very different in a good way.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Kayvon

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#7 posted 756 days ago

Amazing design and execution. I’d also love to hear how you did it.

-- Kayvon

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shipwright

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#8 posted 756 days ago

Another beauty.
You are one of the people here whose distinctive style shouts your name at first glance when we see a new project posting. ....... and such an interesting, elegant style it is !

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

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Stephen Fox

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#9 posted 756 days ago

Your projects seem to be spiraling out of control. I think some more pictures from other angles would be nice …to make me feel a little more inadequate.

-- Stephen NYS

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 756 days ago

Incredible design, Michelle, beautifully executed.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 756 days ago

Fantastically creative..it is one of those pieces that causes you to stare intensely at it and appreciate its beauty.

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SPalm

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#12 posted 756 days ago

That is sweet. I love it.
You are really on a roll. Keep it up.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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MonteCristo

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#13 posted 756 days ago

As the saying goes, you have definitely “found your own voice”. A real work of art !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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CanuckGal

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#14 posted 756 days ago

Nope my eyeballs POPPED! Wow again! And I echo Stephen’s sentiments about seeing it from other angles. It’s beautiful just to gaze at.

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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peteg

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#15 posted 756 days ago

Wow my eyes are starting to play tricks on me Michelle, gee whizz you do some fantastic work, just love this one :))
Pete

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

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