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Mr. Moon Man a wood carving by Gary "Wiz" Burns the treewiz

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Project by wiz posted 01-12-2014 08:26 PM 1488 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Mr. Moon Man sleeping the night away. He has a peaceful spirit and a whimsical smile. He loves his place in the Solar System and encourages Loving thoughts. He believes that our thoughts are what we are. To be loving, forgiving and accepting are always in his intentions. I carved him out of Quilted Big Leaf Maple. Quilted Maple grain is the rarest of the Maple grains. It is revered in the electric guitar industry as the best. It is really a beautiful piece of wood. I really enjoy the circular motion of this piece. Most of the time I make them more of a sliver of a moon. This piece is more of a tickle for me. :)

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He measures 19 1/4” tall by 13 1/2” wide by 1 1/4” thick

He is flat on the back. I attached a self leveling saw toothed hanger on the back for him to hang and I signed him Wiz on the back as well.

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-12-2014 09:07 PM

Your normal awesome work!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-12-2014 09:23 PM

Fantastic Love it ! Amazing wood You have really done it Justice.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 01-12-2014 09:27 PM

Awesomalistic… I like your carvings.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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#4 posted 01-12-2014 10:26 PM

Great piece … one of my favorites

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

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#5 posted 01-12-2014 10:32 PM

Beautiful piece. very well done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#6 posted 01-13-2014 12:02 AM

beautiful carving. the quilted makes it look like your viewing the moon thought the clouds.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 01-13-2014 12:14 AM

That is one of the best pcs of wood I have ever seen. The quilting is perfect. And your eye to see what was hiding inside and the skill you have to bring it out is perfect. If I could I would put it on my wall in my house.

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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#8 posted 01-13-2014 12:23 AM

I really like the quilted maple, and the carving just fits this beautiful wood.

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#9 posted 01-13-2014 01:01 AM

Another great carving and such beautiful wood too….awesome.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#10 posted 01-13-2014 02:18 AM

Outta sight!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 01-13-2014 02:52 AM

Great carving.

-- Tom D

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Roger

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#12 posted 01-13-2014 01:27 PM

Smooth as silk, very expressive, and impressive

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#13 posted 01-13-2014 02:47 PM

i hope you have a booth at some of the better art shows around the country. you would do very well.

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#14 posted 01-13-2014 02:49 PM

Wiz, you are a very talented woodcarver and your work is always impressive.

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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#15 posted 01-13-2014 03:21 PM

Thank you so much everyone!! I really appreciate all of your kind comments!!

<(B^)

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com

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