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First thanks all for your comments on Working At Cross purposes..you were so kind, I got in the TOP 3..and it delighted me.
Now for this piece. I am calling it Working at Cross Purposes II ..it is the same design, but “airier” so that ya’ll can see a little more of the “engineering” behind the scenes. Hope you enjoy it and your eyes do the happy dance!
Sapele about 10 inches diam and about 3/8ths inch thick

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





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mmh

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#1 posted 774 days ago

WOW! Another incredible piece! How many hours are you putting into these?

-- "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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GenerationWW

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#2 posted 774 days ago

Very neat, thanks for sharing!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 774 days ago

This is really beautiful too! I love sepele! It absolutely shimmers when finished properly. I bet in person this piece is even more stunning! Just lovely!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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michelletwo

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#4 posted 774 days ago

mmh: way too many!! tho this one took much less as it was a copy of the one before. I did not have to design, figure angles, alignments, etc. plus all the “jigs” etc. were already made.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 774 days ago

Very excellent. The center piece looks a bit darker. Is it a separate or different type/piece of wood?
It is obvious that you put a lot of thought and effort into creating this.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Wdwerker

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#6 posted 774 days ago

I am guessing an indexed router jig? Cut in one pass, or hog out the middle and then cut to final width? I would love to see the jigs.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 774 days ago

Hi Greg (adore your boxes) The center piece is turned from separate wood and inserted. Thanks for your comments

WDwerker..there are really no jigs as you think of them, that’s why I put the word jig in quotes.

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

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#8 posted 774 days ago

these are so amazing another winner,very cool.

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Roger

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#9 posted 774 days ago

I swear it’s moving, and beautiful!

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

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#11 posted 774 days ago

Both of these are really wonderful – I want to pick this one up and run my finger through the grooves. A great honor to the wood.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#12 posted 774 days ago

I think this one is even better than the first !

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

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#13 posted 774 days ago

These are both wonderful…would love to see how you do these. Thanks for sharing!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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Loucarb

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#14 posted 774 days ago

Very well done.

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SPalm

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#15 posted 774 days ago

Very very nice Michelle.
There is a very soothing appearance to these. I like ‘em.

SteveOne

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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