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At the going down of the sun

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 10-31-2018 06:20 PM 558 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my tribute to all those that gave so much from all around the world.
I named it “At The Going Down of The Sun” because of the lines of the verse as well as the soldier silhouetted against the setting sun I then added some poppies for that little extra way of remembering the fallen.

Made from Field maple and then sprayed using an airbrush and finished with an acrylic gloss varnish. It stands 8 3/4” and is 3 1/4” at the widest pointI have been working on this for nearly a week as the decoration was originally going to be flames but two days ago I decided to rub it back and go with this design.
The inside and bottom I have left natural wood so people can see the material that this piece is made from

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 10-31-2018 06:44 PM

A wonderful tribute on this 100th Anniversary of the end of WW1.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 11-01-2018 12:26 AM

That is one hell of a way of telling a story Derek, fabulous tribute piece to those who did & didn’t make it back.
Tip of the hat mate
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 11-01-2018 01:56 AM

That is a fascinating look. It seems like it is glowing.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#4 posted 11-01-2018 04:34 PM

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow”.............excellent work-thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#5 posted 11-01-2018 09:27 PM

Beautiful work, Derek!

Claude

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#6 posted 11-02-2018 05:08 AM

We will remember them…
Thank you Derek for your honouring of those who gave there lives for us!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 11-05-2018 06:30 PM

Very much appreciated and well done

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 11-06-2018 10:12 AM

Thank you all. This piece has now been donated to The Royal British Legion

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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