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This piece is about 11 in high and 9 in across, turned then carved over the span of 7 or 8 days. The other species is bubinga for a bit of deco,total of 230 pieces
-- jim nevada
Nov 02, 2012
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#1 posted 11-01-2012 11:02 PM
Very cool idea! Impessive workmanship as well. And a must try for me. Thanks for sharing!
-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ
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#2 posted 11-01-2012 11:33 PM
Thats amazing. I’m assuming you make a segmented vase with the zebra wood in the rough pattern. and then use a jig saw or turing saw to cut out the tree.
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#3 posted 11-01-2012 11:44 PM
An interesting and unusual piece !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
#4 posted 11-01-2012 11:46 PM
I use a fordom power carver,a dremmel on steroids,to do the carving after the turning
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#5 posted 11-02-2012 12:08 AM
A bit of work in this one Jim, great result Mate :)Pete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#6 posted 11-02-2012 01:05 AM
Outta Sight..a real piece of art!! Nice going on that one!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#7 posted 11-02-2012 01:58 AM
well done….... looks great
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#8 posted 11-02-2012 04:24 AM
Great carving and excellent piece, nice work.
-- Tom D
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#9 posted 11-02-2012 06:44 AM
That is really COOL!!!! :)
-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)
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#10 posted 11-02-2012 11:22 AM
That is absolutely beautiful! Great work.
-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan
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#11 posted 11-02-2012 12:05 PM
Fantastic piece of work!
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#12 posted 11-02-2012 01:07 PM
It’s to my liking!
-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"
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#13 posted 11-02-2012 05:29 PM
This is a really cool idea and well executed. This should be on the Daily Top 3!
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#14 posted 11-02-2012 10:43 PM
Gorgeous piece. Very creative and good harmony in design. A week well spent!
-- My projects are imperfect in every way, just like their creator. Their creator loves them nonetheless, just like mine.
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#15 posted 11-03-2012 02:05 AM
Wow.. I like it. The zebra wood brings real character to the tree.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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