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''Sustainable Valves'' Steam punk

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Project by Arthouse posted 09-04-2012 12:55 AM 1095 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Another in a series of Steam Punk sculptures I am producing for a show in my Vail gallery . This one is a bodark log crotch cut to resemble a women’s torso. I then turned several walnut rings and screw parts to resemble valves on a south texas oil rig. I assembled them into several sizes and then took oak branches and fashioned them to the rounds and screw stems to look like a handle on a valve. I then forged a rusted 3/4’’ solid metal dowel rods into a curvy shape to get the physical connection of all valves together as a well head. I used no stain just laquer and wax for finish. 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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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 09-04-2012 01:02 AM

Very interesting…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 09-04-2012 01:52 AM

It’s cool. I’m not sure my mind quite gets it, but it’s cool.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 02:11 AM

Unique!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 07:49 AM

Really cool, welldone and good luck!

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

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LittlePaw

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#5 posted 09-13-2012 04:48 AM

Truly an unique art form!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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