Nautilus - Station # 5 (repost)

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I’m reposting this to let everyone know that it has been accepted into a gallery showing. I would like to encourage everyone that works in wood to consider that what we are doing is art. Too often, I think, we are relegated to the idea that we are just woodworkers, compared to someone who is “just framing in a house” (an art of it’s own). I would suggest that there are a lot of projects on this forum that should be in a gallery as well. And I would encourage anyone to join their local art society and get involved with other creative people. You will be amazed by the number of people who look at what we do and can’t fathom how we did it. It’s so great to get accolades from your fellow lumberjocks, as well as artist’s in other mediums, and I think it’s time for what we do to be fully recognized in the artistic circles.

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#1 posted 12-28-2012 04:49 PM

Exquisite masterpiece indeed! I marvel at your work! Very fine and very interesting!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 05:02 PM

How unique, you have more talant than most.
beautiful piece.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 05:15 PM

Maybe we all make art, but yours is significantly more awesome than most.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 05:49 PM

Wow that is cool,a really unique piece.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 06:22 PM

Awesome piece…

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#6 posted 12-28-2012 08:18 PM

Truly a work of art. Every detail is well thought of. Congratulations on the gallery showing!


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#7 posted 12-29-2012 01:55 AM

stunning ,just too cool yes its art

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 12-29-2012 07:57 AM

Yes I agree. Now don’t be stingy with your photos…...................

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 12-29-2012 11:37 AM

This is true art, I beleive.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 12-29-2012 01:00 PM

In my wildest dreams could i create such a work of art!!!!


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#11 posted 12-30-2012 03:59 PM

Thanks for all of your positive comments. I love doing what I do and it’s nice that others are appreciative, as well. Again, I would encourage anyone, at any skill level, to look at what they do as art. For me, half the fun is to figure out how to do something I’ve never done before. Challenge yourself, and you may be surprised at what you can accomplish.

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