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Project by Ronbrush posted 157 days ago 1386 views 11 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a few vases lately and I thought they needed a purpose. Since Spring seems to be very slow coming this year, the flowers help to fill the void while I wait to get into my garden!

Flora and fauna are made from basswood. The vase is made from cherry and walnut. The flowers and butterfly wings require a sharp hand plane. I used Lepage’s “Liquid Pro” cyano acrylate glue which works well with wet wood.

-- Ron Tourangeau, Ottawa, ON – www.generationstudios.com





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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 157 days ago

Ron,

What a lovely arrangement! The butterfly is a delightful addition. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#2 posted 157 days ago

Amazing work. A real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 156 days ago

Exceptionally cool. Would like to see a blog on making the flowers.

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#4 posted 156 days ago

This is Brilliant! ~ Very Nice job on that flower arrangement. I bet a lot of hrs. went into that.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#5 posted 156 days ago

great job!!! Amazing flowers

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#6 posted 156 days ago

just lovely. thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 156 days ago

wow, that is amazing, great work

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#8 posted 156 days ago

Very, very nice—most attractive.

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#9 posted 156 days ago

Increbidle- fantactis- azaming- Words fail me! Great work!

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Scott

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#10 posted 156 days ago

That is beautiful !

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#11 posted 156 days ago

Very cool.

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#12 posted 156 days ago

Amazingly beautiful! Excellent craftsmanship. Care to share a bit on how you made the flowers?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#13 posted 156 days ago

Incredible work!

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

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#14 posted 156 days ago

Amazingly beautiful work

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

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#15 posted 156 days ago

Very cool!

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