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    I hope you enjoyed another adventure in my crazy world of being an artist! Thanx for letting me share and any comments, suggestions or criticism is welcomed!
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    ~ Kim

    A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

    www.gonecoastalart.com

  • #2
    Kim I do so enjoy your posts. After my initial "Nah that won't work" when I read your rays WIP, I managed to keep my sceptisism in check.

    I was wise to, it will look great - I know it.

    Good Luck
    Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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    • #3
      Thanx Mayo for your kind comments! I know what you mean...every time I start one of these crazy projects I wonder "what was I thinking!?! Then when they turn out better than expected I puff up and say "That's exactly what I was thinking!" - lol!
      ~ Kim

      A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

      www.gonecoastalart.com

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      • #4
        Superb. Once again. You need to stop setting the bar quite so high...You will get a nosebleed from the altitude before long.
        "Still Montana Mike"

        "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
        Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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        • #5
          It is so much fun to see the things you come up with...!!!
          This looks like it's going to be amazing...!!!

          Thanks for taking us on the journey....
          Jim

          The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
          No task is too tedious for Art.
          Rock and Scroll

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          • #6
            Yup, that's gona be another dandy. Thanks for sharing it with us.
            Pacifism is great, as long as everyone is participating.



            StephenD


            The Southern Arizona Woodturners Association
            Desert Woodcrafters
            Grandpa for the 7 most amazing children.

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            • #7
              I didn't quit under stand the barb wire project until I saw it finished so now I can't wait to see this one done...

              I hope you didn't melt the lizard too....

              Trout
              Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
              Fish are food, not friends!

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              • #8
                Mike - Nah...ya gotta keep reaching for them stars...maybe one day I will be a 'superstar' - lol! However, I will watch out for those nosebleeds - hee hee

                Jim - Thanx a bunch!!! I still need to get back to "Mischievous Grace'...but my orders come first so maybe after the holidays. Did you figure out the subject yet? Glad you joined me on my journey!

                StephenD - thanx for the kind comments and thanx for taking the time to follow along. Hoping to have some more photos/progress posted by the end of the weekend.

                Trout - I know the title 'Liquid Barb Wire' kinda threw people off...and didn't really get it, but that's what makes them so much fun...making your imagination work overtime. The lady that commissioned the jelly stopped by today to see the progress. When I went to show her the strands of glass beads I didn't see the lizard (evidently he decided to take up residency) and he jumped on my bench...kinda startled us both as I did not see him. Hung the beads back up and within the hour he was back to hanging out...go figure! So I promise not to melt him...however, he might just become another addition to the jelly - lol!

                Thanx again everyone for following my progress and the kind comments!
                ~ Kim

                A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

                www.gonecoastalart.com

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                • #9
                  It's a real stinger...





                  In my initial post I discussed the beginning construction. So here's somewhat of how the remaining process went:

                  Lighting - spend hours on internet researching light sources, spend more hours and gas going to local stores, buying several lighting systems, taking them apart and trying to rewire them so they work for what I need...oh, did I ever tell you that I am NOT an electrician!?! Now I have a pile of designer dismantled light systems...perhaps I will find a use for them somewhere down the line as I don't think they will make good firewood ;-0 But have faith, there will be light at the end of the tunnel, or under the jelly fish! After going thru several different types I was shocked to find the best one (for my purpose) at Wally World made for under cabinets; battery operated, remote control, led light bar...oofta, say that three times!



















                  Thanx for following me along, any and all comments, criticisms and such are welcome!

                  HEAUX, HEAUX, HEAUX & HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!!!
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                  ~ Kim

                  A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

                  www.gonecoastalart.com

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                  • #10
                    Looks great Kim. Like the textures you got in there. Bet they will love it.
                    The Journey Is Everything.

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                    • #11
                      Well done. The work of a true artist. I can only copy while you can innovate

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                      • #12
                        Oh Wow! Kim!! He looks fantastic!
                        I don't know how you do it - not only coming up with the designs but figuring out how to light it too. Great job!
                        T
                        Theresa

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                        • #13
                          That's amazing, Kim! You've outdone yourself..........again.

                          Jan

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                          • #14
                            Well amazing has been used, so...Superb!
                            "Still Montana Mike"

                            "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
                            Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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                            • #15
                              I don't think anyone's said you're nuts...
                              I can't imagine what is going on in that head...
                              Just Brilliant Kim...!!!

                              I think whoever it's for is going to love the remote control feature...

                              Ok, I'll just finish with a hearty...WOW!!!!!
                              Jim

                              The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
                              No task is too tedious for Art.
                              Rock and Scroll

                              My Gallery

                              My Website
                              Featherwood Woodcrafts

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