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Project by michelletwo posted 571 days ago 1165 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This will most likely be the last of my series. the first picture is of #5, the second picture is of #4 & 5 together on a shelf in front of my window. It appears I like to take beautiful wood and poke holes in it.:-) Black limba again, and about 8 inches in diameter. Unfortunately one cannot really see all the detail in these pieces,i.e. varying levels of erosion on the wood, because I only have a pocket digital. it does ok generally, but it is not good if one needs tiny details recorded. Hope they interest you & you enjoy seeing them. I’ve had a ball making them

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





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 571 days ago

I like this one also

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shipwright

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#2 posted 571 days ago

You already know, I like this series a lot Michelle.
When I saw this one my first impression was a memory of sitting on a Polynesian beach, looking out to sea.
(It gave me a kink in the neck.)
If you look at the gradient from light in the foreground (bottom in that orientation) to dark in the distance, it looks very much (to me) like an open seascape below a lightly streaked sky. Just me …....

Great series, can’t wait to see where you go next.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 571 days ago

Beautiful, Michelle! :)

Sheila

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

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sras

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#4 posted 571 days ago

Another great addition to the series! I have enjoyed each one.

“It appears I like to take beautiful wood and poke holes in it.:-)” <—>s true ;) ]

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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LittlePaw

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#5 posted 571 days ago

Very nice, as usual, but what is a “pocket digital”, Michelle?

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

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 571 days ago

Littlepaw: just a cheap small pocket sized digital..coolpix L22 nikon. Was 89.00 not exactly the camera serious artists use! :-)

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

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 571 days ago

shipwright: glad this piece evokes good & pleasant memories. thanks for letting me know.

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

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#8 posted 571 days ago

Sweet ! So I guess the lighter color is the sapwood ?

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

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michelletwo

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#9 posted 571 days ago

MC, one would presume so..I have seen the wood sold as white limba , all light colored and black limba, all dark. Mine was lumber and approx 1/2 &1/2 on the board

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

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mmh

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#10 posted 571 days ago

I really like this series. They look like sunbursts from afar.

-- "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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Roger

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#11 posted 570 days ago

Wow! Those look even more amazing with that blue sky, and snow, behind them.

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

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#12 posted 570 days ago

your creations are always really excellent looking…even with a pocket digital.
Getting good pictures is as much of an art as creating the art.
Have you looked into a photo cube for taking your pictures?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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michelletwo

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#13 posted 570 days ago

Greg: what is a photo cube?

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

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 570 days ago

Really beautiful work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#15 posted 570 days ago

Michelle My Dear absolutely brilliant you sure know how to create a series well done and keep on enjoying your turning and being creative Regards Roger

-- Africa is not for sissies

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