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Another of my signature negative space designs. this one I bleached and then added a contrasting copper center. 10 inches in diameter.

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





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Lukas_Parsley

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#1 posted 02-06-2013 03:32 PM

very interesting designs!
I’‘ve watched Your circles- great job!
Are those designs intentional? Or are rather abstract?
For me they are exact representations of magnetic fields and their interactions.
Some of them are shown in very specific way… ;)

regards
LP

-- Ɓukasz Pietruszka, LP Works , http://www.lukasz-pietruszka.hostit.pl/

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 02-06-2013 03:44 PM

hi Lukas..thanks for taking the time to comment.
Yes the designs are VERY intentional. It takes a ton of time to design, then figure out how the heck to accomplish the turning.
Neat that they are like magnetic fields and such. thanks for bringing it to my attention
Enjoy your day…

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

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shipwright

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#3 posted 02-06-2013 04:14 PM

Very nice again.
It’s a good thing these are mounted as stationary objects (they are, aren’t they) because one would be cross eyed very quickly if they were rotating.
........... and you may come to in a different time or place. :-)

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

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 02-06-2013 05:41 PM

Awesome artistic creation. I always enjoy seeing your work…

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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mmh

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#5 posted 02-06-2013 06:20 PM

I REALLY LOVE this piece! I think it’s one of your most appealing, as I like the modern and geometric touch to it with the contrast of the organic texture and colors of the center. Excellent work!

-- "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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Diggerjacks

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#6 posted 02-06-2013 06:52 PM

Hello michelletwo

Another very nice piece as usual

A very artistic design and a great work

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Surfside

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#7 posted 02-06-2013 07:57 PM

Awesome artistry! You did a wonderful job on that!

-- "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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ScottinTexas

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#8 posted 02-06-2013 09:46 PM

Very impressive.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 02-06-2013 10:16 PM

This is so cool Michelle! I wouldn’t even begin to know how you accomplish this. Just beautiful! :)

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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Michael1

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#10 posted 02-06-2013 10:58 PM

Really nice piece. I have a feeling that the same amount if not more time was involved with the design than the construction. Very well done. Very appealing!!

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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michelletwo

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#11 posted 02-06-2013 11:20 PM

Yep, Michael..figuring a design, then figuring HOW to make it, does take a ton of time. I’ve thought up many designs, and have yet to figure out How to make them!
Thanks all for taking the time to comment. it is always appreciated

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

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oldnovice

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#12 posted 02-07-2013 05:11 AM

Again, beautifully as usual.

In the words of Captain Kirk of the Enterprise, “space, the final frontier” and you have developed a good relationship with space.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Bluepine38

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#13 posted 02-07-2013 02:51 PM

I definitely agree with oldnovice, you have definitely developed a good relationship with negative space designs
and transforming those designs into wood. As soon as I get finished helping my friend with his remodel, I will
be back out playing with my lathe and try to copy your work. Do not think I will accomplish it, but it will be
fun trying. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Fishinbo

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#14 posted 02-07-2013 03:49 PM

Your works never seize to amaze me. This is very interesting and hypnotizing, the curves and lines are perfect. Impressive skills and talent!

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wseand

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#15 posted 02-08-2013 11:16 PM

A real Beaut very impressive.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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