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I made a wall hanging like this awhile ago and it sold before it left the lathe. I liked it so much that I had to make one for my own “braggin” wall. To get this glorious color I put the cherry piece out in the sun and then used a very light coat of UV protectant varnish. I have used the UV protectant stuff for years on purpleheart, cherry & other light reactive woods, and it has helped the wood keep color much longer. (also keep your pieces out of direct sunlight) The center is copper. Hope you enjoy

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





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 664 days ago

Holy moley, Michelle! That is way too cool! LOVE the copper center! :)

You are awesome! Sheila

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tamboti

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#2 posted 664 days ago

Hi Michelle sorry missed a few of the previous post. This is on for the the top spot on the braggin wall super piece of work Kind Regards Tamboti

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Sodabowski

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#3 posted 664 days ago

Holy Scrap Batgirl! No mystery the first one was sold before being finished! That copper center looks like spalted wood from a distance, very sweet :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#4 posted 664 days ago

Wow this is waaaay cool.

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Box

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#5 posted 664 days ago

Very Excellent….I can easily see why the other one sold quickly.

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MonteCristo

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#6 posted 664 days ago

Gorgeous ! Might make a super nice wall clock . . .

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 664 days ago

MonteC : Yes it would be gorgeous as a clock, but the value as an art piece would be cut in half. (the art world is a funny place.)

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

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 664 days ago

Beautiful

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Hawaiilad

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#9 posted 664 days ago

Wow, you made this lovely piece on the lathe….I am very impressed with your work.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Loucarb

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#10 posted 664 days ago

Beautiful piece.

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branch

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#11 posted 664 days ago

hi that is fantastic great design and nicely made i love it
branch

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peteg

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#12 posted 664 days ago

I’m suprissed you even managed to get a photo of the first piece Michelle :)
You sur proved it wasn’t a fluke with this follow up. these are just beautiful pieces
Pete

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 664 days ago

Really somethin! Wowzza!

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Dan'um Style

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#14 posted 664 days ago

Very nice . One of my favorites. What size is it? it looks big.

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michelletwo

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#15 posted 664 days ago

Dan: about 11 inches in diameter.

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

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