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I found these online it took a while for me to figure out what kind of material was used. Can you guess?

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#1 posted 12-24-2015 04:37 PM

colored pencils

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#2 posted 12-24-2015 04:38 PM

Those are very cool, Jim. I did the “Search Google for this image” thing just to try and get a bigger pic to look at and the answer popped up, so didn’t get a chance to guess. Oh well, they’re still creative.

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#3 posted 12-24-2015 04:38 PM

date palm?

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#4 posted 12-24-2015 04:53 PM

My first guess would have been palm tree also

Oh well

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#5 posted 12-24-2015 05:23 PM

Nope! LOL!

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#7 posted 12-24-2015 05:35 PM

That is very cool Jim thanks,
Why couldn’t you have given us these pics first, then maybe I would have guessed it. I thought they had somehow infused the veins of a palm with dye.

I don’t think I have the patience to glue 100 pencils together ;)

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#8 posted 12-24-2015 05:58 PM

I’m just not sure how you would sand it without the entire thing turning black.

I guess you would have to go over it with a giant eraser right before the finish.

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#9 posted 12-24-2015 06:23 PM

I thought palm trees at first. but it looks like pencils up close.


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#10 posted 12-24-2015 06:27 PM

Jim; I watched the video of it being made last week, very creative.

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#11 posted 12-24-2015 07:12 PM

It’s always amazing to me how creative folks can be,I never would have thought of using pencils to build with and then turning them,way cool. Thanks for the extra shots Brain Those would have been too easy :) ,I’m with you I wouldn’t have the patience either.
I’ll to watch that video Don thanks for the heads up.

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#12 posted 12-24-2015 07:32 PM

They are beautiful but I never would have guessed what they were made out of. Very interesting, Jim.

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#13 posted 12-24-2015 08:02 PM

just to smart to make this last long.

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Sorry, was I not supposed to answer? Maybe next time you could add something like, if you know the answer please don’t give it so that way it will last a long time!

This was just posted not too long ago.

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#14 posted 12-24-2015 09:38 PM

If you think I was saying something derogatory about you I wasn’t ,so I don’t understand the “ouch” There was no problem at all with you answering, I was not being sarcastic.

Merry Christmas

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#15 posted 12-24-2015 10:37 PM

Merry Christmas!

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