"Winner Takes All" or "The End of Gluttony" or "Current Global Issues II"... you decide

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Project by darkhollow posted 05-05-2012 07:57 PM 1669 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is made from a single piece of Mahogany measuring 26”x26”x 10/4” which I discovered being tossed away as scrap at a prestigious, if not practical, craft school. The first two images are of the completed piece, the second being a detail shot. The other four pictures are sequential images of the progress of the piece over the many months of its evolution. I have another equally large piece of “scrap” that I found with this one That I am starting to make plans for.
The finish on this piece, as with most of my work, is an interior finish made by Land Ark, with the background painted with an undercoat of black tempera paint. I still have not settled on a title for this piece, hence the multiple-choice title option!

-- You say Luddite like it's a bad thing ...

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#1 posted 05-05-2012 09:34 PM

I like it

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#2 posted 05-06-2012 10:52 AM

Nice job Rodney!

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#3 posted 05-06-2012 11:24 AM

Very “dark”, and interesting. Nice carving

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 05-06-2012 11:41 AM

He’s going to town on that globe like corn on the cob.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 05-07-2012 11:00 PM

Nice Carving, that certainly makes a statement

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#6 posted 05-08-2012 01:36 AM

Very cool, nice save.

-- You can't buy salvation, it's a free gift from God.

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