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  • Take a bouquet! Tile #2

    Here is a second tile I decided to do. I designed these little orchids a while ago seeing as we have grown a lot of orchids over the years. Anyway when I was playing around with a few of them on the weekend I found I could make a boquet of some of them on a quilt sized piece of ply. So I carried on and ended up with another quilt square. It sort of symbolises a boquet of thanks to all who have contributed.

    PS The orchids have been seriously depleted now and their space taken up with wood storage!
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    Cheers. Teresa .

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    you are always on the cutting edge with your work. Great Job!
    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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    • #3
      That tile is BE-U-TY-FUL!!! Very well done. Dale'd better take and post GOOD pics
      ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

      D. Platt

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      • #4
        Teresa,
        Great stuff!!

        Rhys H.

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        • #5
          Very imaginative and attractive. Well done!

          Gill
          There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
          (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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          • #6
            Looks really nice. Great job!

            Jim
            Jim
            DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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            • #7
              Just beautiful

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              • #8
                Good job Teresa.
                Bill
                Delta P-20

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                • #9
                  Original!

                  Nice work Theresa

                  Regards,
                  Marcel
                  http://marleb.com
                  DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

                  NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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                  • #10
                    Teresa, Very nice and unique! What type wood did you use here?

                    Oh, and thanks for the bouquet!
                    Bill

                    DeWalt 788



                    aut viam inveniam aut faciam

                    God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....

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                    • #11
                      Wood & orchid names

                      Thanks all for the kind words.

                      ozarkhillbilly - What type wood did you use here?

                      The top left (masdevallia) is Rewawera
                      The top centre one (oncidium) is Hinau,
                      The top right (cymbidium) is, who knows!
                      Lower right (paphiopedilum) is, who knows #2!
                      Middle on (zygopethulum) is also Rewawera, and the
                      Lower left is London Plane.
                      Stalks and leaves are all Pine.
                      One day at the supermarket I noticed that the wood slates on the grape packing crates were very thin and thought I might have a use for them one day. I asked if I could have some and they said I could have as many as I liked and took 3 or 4. I found several uses for them since but would you believe it, they don't send grapes in them any more!!! Anyway this is what the flower lips are made of with bits of Paua shell.

                      Now that you have managed to get your tongue around those names you might be able to sound a bit 'in the know' if you visit an orchid show! LOL.

                      Which reminds me of something. When our oldest daughter was at secondary school she and I decided we could both do with a bit of vocab building and we came up with some curly words for each other to remember and even till this day, some 12 years later, we ask each other on occassion "now what was that word i told you to remember?" One I had to remember was echinoderm, and she had to remember ascocentrum (of course, another orchid name!). Cheers!
                      Cheers. Teresa .

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                      • #12
                        WOW, my brain is smoking now!! Thanks for the lesson.
                        Dale w/ yella saws

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