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German Stage Pyramid

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Project by WMD2006 posted 01-17-2013 06:01 PM 669 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A project from my high school days incorporating multiple techniques. The design was suggested by my German teacher but I replaced the traditional Christmas ornamentation with my personal interests.
Elements were scrollsawn, carved, and turned. The edge banding was handmade and there are intarsia scenes on the propellers.

-- -MDWhite





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-17-2013 06:04 PM

Wild and cool great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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LesB

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#2 posted 01-17-2013 06:32 PM

Fun project. Nicely done.
I have had good intentions of building a large one ever since I saw one in a German Xmas shop that was about 5 feet tell. That was 10 years ago so it may never happen. I did buy a small one and my wife brings it out every Xmas for the dining room table..
All those candles must generate quite a heat wave to spin the blades. Do those upper candles burn the blades?

-- Les B, Oregon

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Surfside

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#3 posted 01-17-2013 10:00 PM

Pretty wild and uniquely done!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Roger

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#4 posted 01-18-2013 12:33 AM

That might take off with all that candle power.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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