You Used To Love Me

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This is my statement on our throw away society. I wanted this bowl to look like it had been cast away, lost, maybe buried, and then found. I hope the finder, saw past the deterioration, and saw it’s original beauty ,hidden now from view & that they take it home , give it new life, and are happy with their find.
Maple, about 7 1/2 inches

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#1 posted 01-15-2013 07:59 PM

Nice and artsy. I like it.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 08:27 PM

Long in the tooth and slightly chipped, does that mean me too?

Nicely executed!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 08:46 PM

mmh: not you, of course not you! i’m sure you still dazzle! :-)

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#4 posted 01-15-2013 08:49 PM

Wow…! You can cast away that bowl in my direction anytime…Very nice….!

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#5 posted 01-15-2013 08:55 PM

Unique and wonderful

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-15-2013 09:02 PM

Very cool thought and an interesting piece.
After reading the title and seeing it my first thought was a ”she loves me / she loves me not” daisy.
You always do beautiful thought provoking work …. Thanks.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees.

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#7 posted 01-15-2013 09:15 PM

thank you Shipwright.

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#8 posted 01-15-2013 09:55 PM

A wonderful piece


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#9 posted 01-15-2013 11:16 PM

Talk about a topical piece ! I like the colors and the radial design.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#10 posted 01-16-2013 01:04 AM

Just love this one Michelle.

i only hope to one day be able to produce actual works of art such as this!!

-- Pete

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#11 posted 01-16-2013 01:39 AM

A statement of the future made by the artist .
Beautiful work and looking forward in years .
I Like it !

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 01-16-2013 01:55 AM

Nice. Real nice.

-- Slice, whack, smack, bang bang, sploosh, scrape, done.

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#13 posted 01-16-2013 11:18 AM

This is just lovely, Michelle! I can only imagine how it looks in person. I am always in awe of your ability to coax the wood to do things that are so out of the ordinary, with such beautiful results! Wonderful piece! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#14 posted 01-16-2013 11:29 AM

thanks all for taking the time to comment. always appreciated.

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#15 posted 01-16-2013 03:21 PM

I’d be more than happy to find a piece of art like this, hold on I just did. Nice work, Michelle.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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