Sandblasted ready for sanding

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Blog entry by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 02-10-2009 11:51 PM 954 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, we were invited to be a part of an “By Invitation Only” showroom. It is called Rocky Mountain Design center, located in Evergreen Colorado right of I-70. This is a 25,000sg ft showroom which features all high end lodge type home furnishing, from all of the U.S as well as Tibet, India and Europe. Needless to say this is suppose to be some of the best of the best and we are so thrilled to be a part of it.

Anyway we will be renting a 400sq ft space to feature our work, the hard part for us is that we have only 3 weeks until the soft opening and not 1 single item in inventory. So this floor lamp that we are starting on will be one of the pieces featured in this space and we wanted to share it with you.

It has been cut down to size, and will sit on a burled cottonwood base, the burl on the juniper is going ot be fabulous once this piece is finished.

It has been sandblasted and all the rough edges smoothed out. The next step is the sanding which I started on yesterday. So here soon we will have more pictures.

If you notice the “person” drawn on the shop door, well this is my 5 year old target for practicing dodge ball, this is not our sales person, hahahaha


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#1 posted 02-11-2009 01:26 AM

Very cool, that one is great, it could stand alone. The lamp will be super I’m sure.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 02-11-2009 04:22 AM

Hi Candy;

This look good.

With only three weeks; and o inventory, sounds like panic time.


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#3 posted 02-15-2009 08:54 PM

Well we arent going to panic, we belive it will all come together like it is suppose to be. It does get a bit overwhelming but it wil be fine


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