Woods I Project- challenge-14

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Project by nakedwood posted 631 days ago 1232 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is not my project, it is one of my students, Gerrit. My Woods I class had the task to make abstract art after learning how to use machines and square up a board.
I thought his project would make a good example of balance for this contest. Especially since there is not much abstract art in lumberjocks. (I think anyways)

Any comments will be relayed back to my student(s).

I believe that he did an excellent job creating one of a kind art from a piece of wood that was to be thrown away.

The piece is finished with a natural stain and several coats of polyurethane.

-- Beau Lasiewicz

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#1 posted 631 days ago

Not a lot of contemporary art stuff. Or art for art sake but there are a few who do post. Nature is full of unique patterns and designs, I would hope you open his eyes to them…Nice form, what would happen if he used some chisels and gouges?

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#2 posted 631 days ago

Pure sublime :) This kid will go a very long way.

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#3 posted 631 days ago

Nice to see simpe forms assembled to form a very pleasing result.

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#4 posted 631 days ago

great use of what was discarded timber, well done that student!

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#5 posted 631 days ago

Very nicely done—that student earned an A+.

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#7 posted 629 days ago

Like it. I have been thinking of creating wood art besides using natural form (live edges etc), thanks for sharing.

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#8 posted 628 days ago

Very nice.

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#9 posted 622 days ago

Woods 1 Class, I don’t know how many classes you teach Gerrit, but this student is going to be one of your top stars. No dunce hat for him. Great Job. Not to bad for the teacher either.

-- Mark, ”...NEWBEE: On the road to learning a lot; but; a lot more to learn…” ("My Granddad used to tell me, if you didn't learn something new today, it just wasn't worth getting out of bed")

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