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Project by Arthouse posted 07-18-2012 10:37 PM 2663 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I decided to make two to ride along side each other mirroring the images of each . A truly poetic intersection of art and nature interacting with the wind,sun and water all in concert together. I made the frame out of white oak because it was the strongest outdoor wood in the sixteen foot length I needed. Cypress is to soft for the strength I needed to uphold the weight of the stain glass. So I locked dado the angled joints and used waterproof glue with a dowel thru the center for maximum strength. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 07-18-2012 10:48 PM

Beautiful….. I love the ‘sail’ design. Would love to see photos from different angles. Nice work !!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 07-18-2012 11:46 PM

Those are pretty freakin awesome !
Nice work !

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#3 posted 07-18-2012 11:59 PM

Beauty!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#4 posted 07-19-2012 12:17 AM

Nice to see these finally come to life. You’ve had them on the board quite a while.
Congrats, they look great.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#5 posted 07-19-2012 12:25 AM

That is way beyond cool.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#6 posted 07-19-2012 12:25 AM

You remind me of “Jack Handey”. but anyway, nice design. Probably looks even better on a sunny day…..........

-- mike...............

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#7 posted 07-19-2012 10:53 AM

Really neat. I take it they move with the wind direction correct? Very nice to look at I’m sure.

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

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#8 posted 07-19-2012 09:14 PM

I like this a lot. Very cool idea.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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#9 posted 07-19-2012 11:52 PM

These are amazing, great job.

-- I never finish anyth

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