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Twisted Coffee Table Base #4: Sanblasting and Cleaning out the Grooves

02-10-2009 11:25 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 3 comments »

I ran outside a few minutes ago and snapped these pictures of the sanblasting extravaganza. Actually it is not all that exciting, a bit dangerous from all the dust and right now it is cold. Since this base is bigger than our blast cabinet we had to construct our blasting booth. This morning it was sunshiny and promise of a warmer day, but with it being colorado weather it turned of cloudy and breezy and a bit cold. SInce we are bit behind schedule and trying to get things finished we ca...

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Twisted Coffee Table Base #3: Juniper Table Base Leveled & Shaped

02-10-2009 11:08 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 4 comments »

Well, we are making some progress on the two coffee tables that we are working on. This is after it has been leveled, the levelers/slides have been added and all the rough edges have been rounded and shaped. Today my husband is sandblasting then tomorrow we should start the final and longest phase… sanding and polishing This is the part that we cringe and hope we stay in line… dont want to end up with an extra short coffee table Whew… right on line and ready to f...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #48: Veteran of the Woods

02-07-2009 05:34 PM by frank | 6 comments »

Veteran of the Woods ....veteran of the woods at northern end,i scamper to keep ahead in this wood-worker’s dream,what if’s and thought’s of where it all began,are only the past rumblings of more to come as i work in stealth…. ....my modes of stealth are vast and often un-explained,since why should a creator re-veal the secrets of his//her art,no-one who works for art can be a copy-cat of borrowed dreams,much to the demise of clones who pass me by on borrowed...

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Juniper Coffee Table Base #2 #1: Juniper Coffee Table Base - raw material

01-11-2009 10:22 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 1 comment »

Here is the second coffee table base which we are going to be working on, this one will ship to Norway as well and it will have a glass top

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Twisted Coffee Table Base #2: Leveling & Cleaning Juniper Coffee Table Base

01-11-2009 10:16 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 1 comment »

Here my husband is leveling the bottom so we can start getting it down to the right height. My daughter Scooter helping clean the bark out of the crevices

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Twisted Coffee Table Base #1: Juniper Log Coffee Table Base / Pedestal

01-11-2009 10:08 PM by Tim & Candy Hicks | 0 comments »

Since early fall we have been swamped in the shop and still have not gotten caught up from Christmas. Our inventory is depeleted and we are trying to get items instock as well as work on a few custom orders. Here is a rough form piece of juniper that we will make into a coffee table that will have a rock slab for a top. Once this is finished it will be shipped to Norway.

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #47: Occulation of the Wood

01-11-2009 04:30 PM by frank | 4 comments »

Occulation of the Wood ....what is this shadow that transverses your mind, when you look at wood? One table top of rock maple that I am presently working on and hope to have done by the end of March. Many of the details as to how and what I am going after have not yet been fully worked out//worked in, but that’s only a matter of time as I listen to what the wood would say to me. ....and…. Things not known at this point: 1.)—no-name…. 2.)&#...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #46: Tell Tale FootPrints....

01-10-2009 06:05 PM by frank | 3 comments »

Tell Tale FootPrints…. ....frosted silver hoariness,aged from within the confines of time,and so my oaken leaf settled down,imaged herein i left an image of my likeness,time continues on with presence of mind,upon a slab of golden shellacked rock maple....—by flp ——————————————————————————————&...

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WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #46: Looking For Eve

01-09-2009 12:58 AM by frank | 3 comments »

Looking For Eve ....burthen with a burl, my heart is enlarged with love,awakened you call forth….—by flp —————————————————————————————————————————————————————...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #45: Controversy and Knots

01-06-2009 03:12 AM by frank | 7 comments »

Controversy and Knots ....i love the controversy that comes from working the wood, i love the controversy of knotted knotty knots, picking up pen and paper i stir some words that cut like wood, soon i realize that words and wood and knots are all what it’s about…. ....controversy ‘just is’ the sweet smelling aroma that describes my knots, and so i throw out some descriptive words by telling tales of knots, ...

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