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This design is called Working At Cross Purposes. I made two earlier with natural wood color. this one I bleached the Sapele and then used an acrylic paint.called, pearlized turquoise . about 10 inches in diameter.
this color is totally awesome in real life, I hope it translates in the picture. Enjoy





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#1 posted 10-06-2012 02:28 PM

You should do a blog on how you so these. I think it would be interesting to many of us.

Well done.

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

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#2 posted 10-06-2012 02:31 PM

Stunning!

-- Peter, member of the Fine Woodwork Association http://www.fwwa.org.au/index.htm

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#3 posted 10-06-2012 03:07 PM

Exciting work. I can see these as an artistic player at a gallery.
And I can see the shimmer in the color. Very sharp…

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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#4 posted 10-06-2012 03:20 PM

NIce…! The red eye really adds that focal point also.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#5 posted 10-06-2012 05:19 PM

!!!

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#6 posted 10-06-2012 05:41 PM

Beautiful.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#7 posted 10-06-2012 06:01 PM

Just lovely, Michelle! I can imagine how great it looks in person! :)

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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#8 posted 10-07-2012 07:37 AM

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#9 posted 10-07-2012 09:37 AM

Wow…I ‘ve looked at it for some time but cant figure out how you made it….Stunning piece!!

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 10-07-2012 04:33 PM

I can understand the title, but you never do work at cross purposes, you sole purpose seems to be to confuse
and fascinate us. You have me thinking that the optical illusion of some of the front pieces actually crossing
under the others could be achieved with a lot of work, but winter is coming on and that is a slow time for playing in the shop and I will have to try this, probably won’t succeed, but it will be fun. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#11 posted 10-07-2012 04:48 PM

BP: my goal in life is to confuse the masses :-) Thanks so much for your comments on my work..I always delight in what you write.

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#12 posted 10-09-2012 05:00 AM

ditto to all of the above

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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#13 posted 10-15-2012 01:53 AM

Please Michelle, do a tutorial on these, PLEASE! They are absolutely beautiful!

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

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#14 posted 10-15-2012 04:20 PM

So kool. So awesome.

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

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#15 posted 06-19-2013 11:21 PM

Beautiful piece

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