Mended Heart

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Mended Heart

This piece was originally intended to be part of a threesome. My wife has a real thing about hearts and the house is littered with them in all shapes and sizes and different materials.

The idea behind this piece is that the first would be a broken heart, second (this one) a mended heart and thirdly a healed but scarred heart.

I have not yet managed to finish either of the other two pieces.

This is a section of 50mm thick reclaimed Oak stitched with a length of steel cable. It was an absolute joy to work with this wood.

-- Trev's Lakeland carvings - When the knife slips where will it go?

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 02:04 PM

Very cool

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#2 posted 08-30-2013 04:46 PM

Funny, it reminds me of “Edward Scissorhands”. I do like it, I bet a Goth shop would pay a substantial bit of money to get their hands on it

-- MonkeyMonk

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#3 posted 08-30-2013 05:01 PM

Really cool idea. Were you planning to have them all displayed together in one piece, or just all separate on the wall, sort of thing? Either way, a really neat idea and excellent execution.

-- Steve

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#4 posted 08-30-2013 07:11 PM

So outstanding!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-30-2013 09:25 PM

I have done something very similar in a single piece. It was very well received.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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