Dream a Little Dream

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Project by Mark Wilson posted 07-11-2019 12:44 AM 303 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Come along with me as I fly my seaplane over a sea that looks like a Mulberry slab, the waves look like Maple logs, and the puffy clouds in the sky resemble, just a little bit, the leaves of a hedge. If I may direct your attention below the ship (mmm mmm airplane), and slightly to the port (left) side, you may observe what appears to be a tiny desert island with a single tree.

We skim the wave tops to get a closer look, all around (the waves do exist all around).

Here’s what it looked like before I lit into it.

Not what I was aiming for. Not at all what I was aiming for. Delightful, the way that happens, innit?

Thank you. And, I apologize.

- When you tell your friends about me, please try to think of something nice to say -

-- Mark

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Mark Wilson

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#1 posted 07-11-2019 12:46 AM

Before anyone asks:

I believe it’s the very rare Palmaranda, or Jacapalm Tree.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 07-11-2019 12:55 AM

Well, I like it!

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

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#3 posted 07-11-2019 01:25 AM

Wait ! The thing is just 4” long?? That is impressive.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 07-11-2019 02:17 AM

I can feel the balmy sea breeze as the sound of steel drums fills the air. Now I’m going to have Jimmy Buffett tunes going through my head all night.

Great job – you really have this working in miniature thing down.

Treat yourself to a Pina Colada and go soak up some rays.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 07-11-2019 08:40 AM

So cute… I could almoust replace it for real mushrooms

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 07-11-2019 02:40 PM

Very interesting lathe project. you have a special talent in creative wood turning concepts, thinking out side of the box of traditional projects, well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 07-11-2019 03:17 PM

I do like it well.
It is wierd—fits the area I now live in well!

Normal is not accepted here!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#8 posted 07-11-2019 07:14 PM

Now that’s creative! Reminds my of that great song by Bob Welsh. Hypnotized.

-- James E McIntyre

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#9 posted 07-11-2019 09:16 PM

Really a sweet one.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#10 posted 07-11-2019 11:31 PM

Great unique piece, Mark!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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