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After much thought I decided to name it the circle of life for the following reasons.

The circle represents life.

Each Walnut segment represents the chapter in life, whether it is a new beginning, a new struggle, or a new endeavor.

The maple between the walnut segments represents the balance, promise and practicality of the chapters of life holding the new beginnings, struggle, and endeavors throughout the circle of life.

The walnut base represents longevity and abundance that holds our circle of life as the walnut trees root go deep to make the tree strong and sturdy.

The Pinnacle represent are achievement and status and our creation
Indeed we are created in God’s own image.

Walnut Tree Symbolizes longevity and abundance.

Maple Tree Symbolizes balance, promise and practicality.

The Pinnacle Symbolizes achievement and status.

The Circle Symbolizes everlasting

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 214 days ago

It is a real eye catcher! “Insanity” is probably a good name for it. eh?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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ArmyMrFixit

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#2 posted 214 days ago

“eye of the beholder”

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quvia

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#3 posted 214 days ago

It’s an alien clock

-- Ted ,Conesus,N.Y.

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 214 days ago

An experiment into the unknown…or better yet, a piece of Art that sells for $10,000

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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NickyP

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#5 posted 214 days ago

“Archway to the Pinnacle”

-- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 214 days ago

I’m thinking Stargate or Wormhole, maybe Into the Next Dimension.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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BTimmons

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#7 posted 214 days ago

“I must of had a moment of insanity when I made this.”

Err…must have.

I’d call it the Amish Stargate.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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madts

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#8 posted 214 days ago

“Cutting board gone bad”

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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tomd

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#9 posted 214 days ago

Holy pinnacle.

-- Tom D

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CalgaryGeoff

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#10 posted 214 days ago

Wood art projects rock, very nice use of segments and artistic freedom on the rest.

Good luck getting it named.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Druid

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#11 posted 214 days ago

I must agree with Peter’s reference to the Stargate Portal. Looks similar to me.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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ZAGREB

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#12 posted 214 days ago

it’s just a pleasure than a job,like unusual work

-- bambi

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becikeja

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#13 posted 214 days ago

Definitely a portal of some type.

Would look great on a mantle

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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patcollins

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#14 posted 214 days ago

I would say it is for putting a ladies wedding ring on for whatever activity she takes it off for be it washing dishes or sleeping. The segmented circle above it frames it nicely.

Or you can be a total dork and put one of these on it.

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 214 days ago

It’s a nice piece of art. Well done.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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