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"Divided" Juniper Carved Vessel

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Project by scott shangraw posted 2180 days ago 1705 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Divided” Juniper Carved vessel-This one was at the base of the tree were the trunk split off into two. Thus the name “Divided”. The middle has beautiful burling and turquoise was inlayed into the cracks. The piece was initially carved out with a chainsaw and then grinders were used to finish the shaping. A lot of sanding was done, down to a fine grit and then a finish was applied in several coats to give it a nice sheen. This Juniper wood came from “Forest Cleanup” here in the Sacramento mountains.

See other carved creations:

“Tidal Wave” Carved Juniper Burl Vessel http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7374
“Kaleidoscope” Carved Juniper Burl Vessel http://lumberjocks.com/projects/7373
Carved Bowls http://lumberjocks.com/projects/3460

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com





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Todd A. Clippinger

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#1 posted 2180 days ago

Love it Scott. I love your vision of artistry in the products of nature.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2180 days ago

Something I really like about that one…

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trifern

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#3 posted 2180 days ago

Gorgeous piece.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2180 days ago

This is another beautiful piece.

Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2179 days ago

A rare find.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Les Hastings

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#6 posted 2176 days ago

Excellent work Scott!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#7 posted 2043 days ago

Wow, I’m speechless! you do beautiful work!

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#8 posted 1465 days ago

Awesome work- I do quite a bit of freeform grinding myself!!!

-- rustic andy

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