Heart on glass

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Project by mungletroll posted 08-31-2013 07:16 AM 1575 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch


I really hate buying greetings cards, especially when they eventually find their way into the bin, so I tend to like to create my own and this was an idea I had to use some small glass shelves that were left over from a cabinet that we had thrown away.

The heart is carved from a bit of oak off-cut and the stand is a bit of oak framing that I picked up somewhere, again an off-cut.

Really simple and easy but with plenty of impact. Unfortunately the glass bit didn’t survive our house move up to the Lakes so it is no more…

-- Trev's Lakeland carvings - When the knife slips where will it go?

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#1 posted 08-31-2013 09:46 AM

All your projects are unique. The subtle message in your pieces says it all. Great Work

-- John, Illinois,

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#2 posted 08-31-2013 12:16 PM

That is really cool-my wife would love it as she has a thing for hearts. Ever think of doing something like that in Bloodwood, or is Bloodwood too hard to carve?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 08-31-2013 01:12 PM

well that is just too grandaughter would love that.hope you don’t mind a spin off of your idea.great project. thank you . Dean

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#4 posted 08-31-2013 11:23 PM

A very unique lookin piece o art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 09-01-2013 01:49 AM

I really like it. Hope you also don’t mind a spin off, but you’ve given me an idea using those materials.

-- jerry

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#6 posted 09-01-2013 01:52 AM

Great idea and nicely done. What did you use to stick the wood on the glass?

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#7 posted 09-02-2013 03:25 PM

”Great idea and nicely done. What did you use to stick the wood on the glass?

—Karen – a little bit of stupid goes a long way”

Hi Karen,

I used epoxy resin.

-- Trev's Lakeland carvings - When the knife slips where will it go?

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#8 posted 09-04-2013 02:37 PM

Like it, very cool and unique piece. Cool heart design and pretty material combo. Well done!

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