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Arlin Eastman

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328 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: tiger maple figured black walnut quilted maple lathe turning moon

I finally found my camara cord so I can download my pictures to the computer of work I have done in the past.

Here is the niceist one I made yet. I call it “The Light and Dark side of the Moon”

The Dark Side

I glued together figured Black Walnut and Tiger Maple of equll halfs
The bottom is Quilted Maple and I put food dye of Blue and Green and sanded it down to look like clouds on the earth from the moon in space. (Of course the blue is water and Green is land).

The Light Side

Picture of the bottom of earth (Quilted Maple)

I hope you enjoy this. All the turnings I am doing I will be selling at an Art show so I can Start my Woodworking Shop Club for regualar, handicapped, PTSD individuals. I told Cindy Dorosa a LJ how I want to encourage handicapped individuals that they CAN Turn or do woodworking.

Enjoy
Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.


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PurpLev

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#1 posted 328 days ago

very nice piece.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 328 days ago

As always, very beautiful work.

-- 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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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 328 days ago

Very beautiful! I love the color! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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William

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#4 posted 328 days ago

That is some absolutely amazing grain Arlin.
I have a couple of pieces with some nice grain patterns that I want to turn one day.
At the moment though, my confidence in my abilities just is not up there enough to chance ruining such beautiful pieces of nature.
This is some stunning work, just as I always see when I see what you’ve done.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 328 days ago

That is beautiful Arlin. Love the grain and the way you did the colors. Great title for this piece as well.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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lew

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#6 posted 328 days ago

Great piece, Arlin!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 328 days ago

Thank you all very much for your kindness.

Is there anything I can improve apon? I know my photos are pretty bad.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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BENTWOOD

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#8 posted 328 days ago

Lovely work and good idea to give it a name “The Light and Dark Side of the Moon” as it is truly art.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 328 days ago

COOL work!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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eddie

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#10 posted 328 days ago

Arlin those came out beautiful ,love the way the dye came out stunning

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Arlin Eastman

1978 posts in 1194 days


#11 posted 327 days ago

Thank you for the nice complament Eddie, Joe and Bentwood.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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DIYaholic

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#12 posted 327 days ago

That is a cool and unique piece. Very well done.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Arlin Eastman

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#13 posted 327 days ago

My Daughter just looked at the piece and she said the Black Walnut side looked like a horses mane. I had to agree with her. Looks like a horse that is running in the wind.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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Roger

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#14 posted 324 days ago

Incredible, Arlin.

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

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Bill White

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#15 posted 324 days ago

Well done sir.
BTW, Cindy’s last name is Drozda.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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