Can you believe it's wood 2#

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This is a small sculpture I made using bentwood veneers and using my new reactive metal paint. I call it ” Love is the essence of Spiritual perfection” . I use the female form to cast a poetic pose for movement and simple form. The head is carved from quilted white oak burl. All this and heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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#1 posted 11-09-2012 02:38 PM

Beautiful sculpture! And I am loving your new finishes. Would love to see a detail shot on one of these. Very nice piece.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 11-09-2012 02:56 PM

I am really impressed with this piece, great job! I was looking at all of your projects and I’ve got to say that you have to be the most diverse woodworker that I’ve seen.

Keep up the great work and thanks for posting,

-- Cal Noguchi -

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 11-09-2012 03:21 PM



-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 11-09-2012 05:43 PM

I’d love to hear more about your reactive paint process.


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#5 posted 11-09-2012 08:37 PM

I honestly though it was stone, some kind of granite…

Very nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 11-09-2012 09:20 PM

Nice piece!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 11-10-2012 01:46 AM

Lovely piece of art you have created with this one. A sort of Reflective piece to my eye if you get my drift AH.
Well done

(I too would like to learn more about your paint process / materials)

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

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#8 posted 11-10-2012 02:46 AM

You must have used Marylin Monroe as your model. Beautiful!

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

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#9 posted 11-10-2012 03:24 AM

Very creative. Would love to try something like that. Would have to figure out the paint mixture thing….
Great job.

-- Brock, Illinois



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