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Project by KoryK posted 711 days ago 2120 views 13 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one was a real blast to make; it gave me the opportunity to get really creative with grain patterns. I was actually waking up in the middle of the night thinking about it and how to proceed. I appreciate the Native American culture and I wanted to do something to honor that. I was originally trying to show a culture that is caught in a vortex and disappearing. Again, as I show it to other people they see something else. So far I have gotten that it looks like ying and yang, lost love, difference between men and women. I guess that is part of art and a good thing that people see different things in a piece. Please let me know what you see.

It is 15 inches wide by 11 inches tall and almost all of the pieces have some kind of spacer behind it ranging from 1/8 to 1/2. It is made from curly maple, cocobolo, babinga, wenge, cortez, walnut, red heart, mahogany, aspen, ebony, yellow heart, Spanish cedar, and an oak frame. No stains were used to achieve colors and are finished in satin.

Thanks for looking!

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory





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Roger

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#1 posted 711 days ago

Looks very spiritual. Awesome, as always, Kory. Super wood combos.

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

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Dana1972

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#2 posted 711 days ago

Very nice!!! I too love doing Native American art….

-- Dana, Tn and Tx artist

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 711 days ago

WoW! What can you say.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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savannah505

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#4 posted 711 days ago

Kory – I didn’t know LSD was still around. This is really amazing, very cool.

-- Dan Wiggins

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MonteCristo

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#5 posted 711 days ago

I like the Native American motifs. A lot of careful and creative effort went into this piece !

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

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shipwright

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#6 posted 710 days ago

I see creative juices flowing like a river.
This one is very good Kory and I like all your pieces.

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

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deon

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#7 posted 710 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 710 days ago

I like this Kory! The colors are amazing too! :)

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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duanev

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#9 posted 710 days ago

Kory great looking intarsia work. Super color/figure combos. At a loss as to what the blue colored wood is.
Looking for that color for my work.

-- duanev -

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stefang

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#10 posted 710 days ago

Interesting and well done piece Kory.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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intarsia92

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#11 posted 710 days ago

Great piece, love your choice of woods and the shaping. Outstanding!!!

-- Intarsia92

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majeagle1

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#12 posted 710 days ago

I love all of your work Kory, but I think this is my favorite!!!!!!
Just fantastic, so full of creativity and very spriitual!
The flow of this piece is just surreal, I really love it….

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Jorge Velez

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#13 posted 710 days ago

spectacular job! very nice out come.

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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pdegreyt

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#14 posted 710 days ago

for once I lost for words, that’s a hard thing to do according to my wife

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sras

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#15 posted 709 days ago

You just keep getting better and better. This is fantastic!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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