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Suiseki with Cloud

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Project by waho6o9 posted 05-19-2013 03:04 AM 2278 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had this idea for a Suiseki with a cloud and came up with this rock from a
yard sale and a piece of Paduak and a piece of Walnut I shaped with
files and a Shinto rasp.

Sealed with a couple coats of Shellac and the project is finished.

It was a fun project and I’ll build another one from another rock from
the same yard sale.





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C_PLUS_Woodworker

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 03:07 AM

My wife is absolutely “Rock Crazy.

Rock gardens all over the place.

She (and I) really like this piece you did.

Best….......... Bruce.

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Hybridwoodwork

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 11:45 AM

I love that you go one step further…I’m the same way. Some of the suieki people online absolutely berate those that post anything other than the absolutely traditional. I keep remonding them that all traditions were radically new ideas once upon a time even if it was hundreds of years ago. Good job!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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DaytonHM

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 01:48 PM

That is classy….love it!

Aaron

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 01:59 PM

I think that it shows a lot of creativity. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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waho6o9

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 02:23 PM

I appreciate the kind words folks. Thank you!

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ShaneA

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 02:32 PM

Good stuff. Like to see the imagination and creativity.

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Wolffarmer

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 03:01 PM

Now that is thinking “Outside of the rock”.

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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wiser1934

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#8 posted 05-20-2013 02:32 AM

very nice . lot of class. how about a zen garden suiseki??

-- wiser1934, new york

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