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" Restless imagination"

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Project by Arthouse posted 617 days ago 1475 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is aspen bark inlayed into a turned wood wheel on my latest reactive metal finish. I turned the outer portion on my lathe using the outside turning radius so I can turn a 30’’ piece of wood. I then turned the inside out of oak making it larger than the outside wheel so I can get a wheel with spoke effect. I then made the outside holder legs out of a large scrap steel pipe saddle cut off. Using the curves to match the wheel . I then put the polychrome reactive metal finish I invented on the metal and the wood and acid washed it to give it the rusted look. I then used a metal laquer to give it a shiny finish. I call it ” Restless Imagination” for it is a kinetic sculpture that rotates with a restless look from all angles. 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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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 617 days ago

very cool .. I like it.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 617 days ago

cool

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 617 days ago

COOL!

Kinda looks like a harnessed Flying Saucer! LOL

Beautiful piece!

Nice work.

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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LittlePaw

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#4 posted 617 days ago

Restless? it is or it ain’t, it’s great imagination! Really kool!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 617 days ago

Very unique!!!!!!!!!!............Jim

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

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 616 days ago

Your hand is just as skillful as your imagination.

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majuvla

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#7 posted 616 days ago

Interesting work

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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michelletwo

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#8 posted 530 days ago

somehow I missed this..quite unusual and very very cool.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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