Using a series of equal-sized pieces with a total lineal dimension of 14 feet, I created this stainless steel trefoil knot. As more than a few have noted, this work bears a striking resemblance to actual bamboo with the welds akin to growth joints on the stalk. For this reason I will be painting this work to simulate live bamboo.
Striped Brass (brass and stainless steel)
Rhinebeck Striper (paint and gold leaf on brass)
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