Valentine wood flower

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Project by 49bill posted 02-13-2013 07:48 PM 1081 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Happy Valentine’s Day to my sweet darling wife.
Made this wood flower,and vase instead of rushing out to the store for all that quick flower and candy junk.

Flower materials
pedals – pine
leaves – pine
stem – aspen
flower center back – red oak
flower center front – bubinga
hummbingbird – flamed box elder
vase – black walnut

As you see I don’t know the correct names of all the flower parts,but the flower, and hummingbird is a scrollsaw pattern from Steve Good,and the vase is my own turning project.

-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia

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#1 posted 02-13-2013 07:56 PM

Beautiful sculpture.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 02-13-2013 09:07 PM

I love this! It’s unique and so lovely! Thanks so much for sharing. Hummingbirds make everyone smile. :-)

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#3 posted 02-14-2013 02:07 AM

Fun and well done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 02-14-2013 02:40 AM

Great job Bill. Hummingbird sets it off

I can’t let my wife see this or I would have to “try” to make on of them. She is crazy about hummingbirds.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 02-14-2013 02:58 PM

Wow, I like that. Great job.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#6 posted 02-14-2013 03:01 PM

Unique and well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-14-2013 04:34 PM

Very creative and wonderful gift to wife. Earned major points for this. Way to go!


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#8 posted 02-14-2013 08:35 PM

Very dainty, and a gr8 piece o art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 02-15-2013 05:27 AM

It’s a score in my book!

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#10 posted 02-20-2013 07:00 PM

Really nice I like how you incorporated so many skills into one project…nice work

-- Cosmicturner

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