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My first sale to Israel: Another Look into my Haunted Forest Triptych Landscape

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 07-30-2008 05:04 AM 1766 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another set of tiles from my Haunted Forest series. Four tiles are the full scene. They vary in size because each is made from a different clay. All stoneware, but that ends the similarity. Left overs from odd tile sets.
Early on … ... I broke a third of my tiles when firing.

My first sale to Israel.

Priority mail shipping was 107.70.

Made the shipping crate. Lowe’s plywood, and recycled skid pine. 20×24 x 4 inches.

Greene and Greene inspired frame with jointing details inspired from another lumberjock's style.

All works of quality must bear a price in proportion to the skill, time expense and risk attending to their invention and manufacture. Those things called dear, are, when justly estimated, the cheapest. They are attended with much less profit to the artist then those things which everbody calls cheap.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





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Bigbuck

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#1 posted 07-30-2008 05:13 AM

Very nice, I always enjoy looking at your work.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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tenontim

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#2 posted 07-30-2008 05:14 AM

Congrats, Dan. This is another very nice tile mount. Thanks for the post.

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Rj

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#3 posted 07-30-2008 05:29 AM

I really like it ! Like all your work= I get a good down to earth feel from it. Like I’ve been there before !

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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ChicoWoodnut

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#4 posted 07-30-2008 05:53 AM

nice Dan. I really like your tile. Thinkng up a fireplace hearth that might need some of those.

-- Scott - Chico California http://chicowoodnut.home.comcast.net

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#5 posted 07-30-2008 06:17 AM

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 07-30-2008 07:30 AM

Wow Dan, World famous!

Don’t forget us little people.

Congratulations on this accomplishment!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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moshel

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#7 posted 07-30-2008 10:42 AM

How did someone from Israel got to hear about you? Was it a galley or private? truly beautiful work. its not common that someone has talent in both woodworking and ceramics. you are blessed.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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trifern

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#8 posted 07-30-2008 01:22 PM

Another beautiful creation Dan. You work in my two favorite mediums. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 07-30-2008 03:19 PM

Nice work, Dan. The customer must have really loved it to pay that kind of shipping!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 07-30-2008 07:06 PM

Very nice. Good job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 07-31-2008 07:56 PM

Way to go Dan, no wonder no silly avatar, we are into serious money here, and serious art. Can’t do the silly walk. People might think we are strange when we are strangers faces look ugly when we’re alone,,,, but i digress. Very, Very cool Dan, Like I said before, remember us we little people on your way up. Buddy, mike BTW this is my son and I on a salmon fishing trip up north.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#12 posted 08-03-2008 01:03 AM

Wow. It has a wonderful sublte beauty.

-- Michael A. Brailsford

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PineMan

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#13 posted 08-04-2008 04:31 AM

Fantastic job! Looks great!

-- I never started a project I couldn't screw up.

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#14 posted 08-04-2008 05:04 AM

Dan a great set of tiles. Nice job and congratulations. Maybe you should have them bought a plane ticket and then you could have carried them over!

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dan'um Style

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#15 posted 08-05-2008 05:07 AM

thanks for the nice words everyone.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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