Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement

7 07 2012

The Camphor Laurel has a warm and pleasant aroma that works its way into your senses without even asking.  I spent a while watching a block of wood spin ferociously on the lathe and gradually become a candlestick.  Layers of the moist and soft wood were pared and stripped away with different tools and different pressure, until it revealed itself.  A bit like our own journey I suppose.

On the Lathe – Woodturning Association of Western Australia

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10 responses

7 07 2012
Madelaine

Movement and Creativity….perfect combination!

7 07 2012
sutira

Thanks for sharing this interesting photo!

8 07 2012
The Retiring Sort

Very nice photo for the challenge – nice post!

8 07 2012
Cee Neuner

WONDERFUL entry!!!!

8 07 2012
Libby

Watching craftsmen at work is always a wonderful experience. Thanks for sharing.

8 07 2012
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10 07 2012
dadirri7

mmm, love your description louise, the aroma of camphor laurel, the spray of wood shavings on his shirt, good one!

11 07 2012
Words We Women Write

isn’t that the knock-down truth?

12 07 2012
Heart To Harp

Very cool interpretation of movement.

19 07 2012
eof737

Quite a bit like our journey through life… the stripping, shining, lighting… and eventually discarding.

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