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Tree of Life series

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Project by Arthouse posted 560 days ago 653 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have conceived a new concept resulting in a series of turnings so far. This first one is of Texas walnut. I call it my tree of life series. It was inspired by tree’s texture. I first turn the bowl into the shape I want then I texture the outside using chisels and layers of milk paint. I then take a solid piece of walnut split apart to use the grain on the top lid. The one trick is has to be green lumber to turn and to split for texture. I then give the bowl height with a mitsumata branch . The concept of textured walnut with a white mitsumata branch can be used for other uses like texture on furniture , sculpture or wall hangings which I will display later on after I have finished items. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart





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peteg

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#1 posted 560 days ago

Another creative piece, look forward to seeing the follow on
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#2 posted 559 days ago

I like it!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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