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The Overflow Wine Caddy

Continuing the theme, what would happen if you put bottles of wine into a bucket filled with paint? This was the question behind the design of the liquid wood styled beer holster. I wanted to create a purposeful/ practical piece that represents a frozen depiction of an unstoppable and free flowing action. The combination of a melting shell and liquid filled interior, once a third party is introduced (wine bottles) it displaces the liquid forcing it to flow over and out of the melting edges.

This project was my first attempt at the melting wood effect.

Liquid Wood: Padauk
Surrounding wood: Hard Maple
Signature: Burned into wood with burning pen
Inspired by Bonsoir Paris’ – Duremen Series http://bonsoirparis.fr/object-design/duramen-series/

Wood purchase from House of Hardwood LA – houseofhardwoodla

http://www.tumblr.com/blog/gwizshop

-- Alan Gwiz, www.GwizPhoto.com (my day job)





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Maveric777

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#1 posted 156 days ago

Wow! Love it!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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DKV

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#2 posted 156 days ago

Now that is toooooo cool. I enjoy woodworking surprises. Nice…

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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steve_in_ohio

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#3 posted 156 days ago

very cool, awesome work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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PaulDoug

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#4 posted 156 days ago

That is incredible! How’d you do that?! I live in the heart of wine country, Washington State, USA. I have got to figure this out!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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Glen Peterson

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#5 posted 156 days ago

Great idea. Love the amorphous form of the spills.
Cheers

-- Glen

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AlanGwiz

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#6 posted 156 days ago

@PaulDoug I plan on posting the process, just haven’t quite had the time yet

-- Alan Gwiz, www.GwizPhoto.com (my day job)

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lanwater

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#7 posted 156 days ago

This so cool!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 156 days ago

Great creativity. Love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Bearpie

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#9 posted 156 days ago

Love this, very creative!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Skylark53

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#10 posted 156 days ago

Great original design work. Nice selection of colors.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Gianni

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#11 posted 156 days ago

Exceptionally cool. Love things that make me study and still wonder how you did it.

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#12 posted 156 days ago

A definite winner…very nice…!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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tefinn

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#13 posted 156 days ago

Incredible! It’s like looking at a Dali painting.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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wunderaa

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#14 posted 156 days ago

Epic

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#15 posted 156 days ago

This is incredible, just as another your project!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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