Rose and Vase - 2012

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Project by swampi posted 06-04-2013 06:56 AM 701 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My attempt at a Rose in a vase.
The Rose is Ash, the short vase is Wild Plum and the second vase is a piece of scrap (???)

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 06-04-2013 07:29 AM

That’s a great attempt at the rose, like the details. Did you hand carve the vases also?

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 06-04-2013 09:13 AM

Hi Bob,
Yes I did carve the vase’s also. Actually I carved 3 vases, there are only 2 shown.

I picked up a splinter from a wedge I had made for an axe handle and started whittlin’.

The resulting rose stopped at about the thorn in the second pix, and when I carved the
first vase it sat too low. So, I added an extension to the stem and carved the thorn from
the previous base.
Now the Rose was too high, and I carved the second, (taller vase). I didn’t like that one,
so I carved the 3rd vase, and didn’t like that one either.

I moved on to other projects and left that project be. Ultimately, my little sister saw, liked
wanted, and I gave her all of it…

Little sisters are like that, ~~~ , “Love Em” !!!

-- Harry - Bonifay, FL

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#3 posted 06-07-2013 01:12 PM

It’s a beautiful rose and the vases as well, works of art. Great job!

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