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Project by grizzman posted 12-02-2014 07:12 PM 1601 views 0 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I HAD SOME PRETTY SPECIAL PIECES OF WALNUT THAT I WAS TRYING TO DECIDE WHAT TO DO WITH, AND I DECIDED ON TURNING IT INTO A WALL HANGING WITH A SHELF, THE WOOD OF COURSE IS WALNUT, IT IS FINISHED WITH 5 COATS OF GLOSS LACQUER AND NOW HANGS IN MY BEDROOM, WALNUT IS MY FAVORITE HARDWOOD AND IVE BEEN BLESSED TO HAVE A LOT OF IT LATELY AND CAN SEE IT ALL OVER IN MY HOME, THANKS FOR TAKING A LOOK. GRIZZMAN

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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#1 posted 12-02-2014 07:25 PM

This is one beautiful piece with amazing wood, GREAT job Bob

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-02-2014 07:28 PM

Bob,

That’s a wow piece. you let the wood be your guide. Yep you got some nice wood!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 12-02-2014 07:29 PM

Very cool, Bob!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 12-02-2014 07:41 PM

Good job displaying the beauty of the wood. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 12-02-2014 07:42 PM

Striking piece… made by Grizzman and Mother Nature!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#6 posted 12-02-2014 08:34 PM

I (heart) it! Seriously Grizz, it’s a beautiful piece. You emphasized the key element in the wood. Well done.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 12-02-2014 08:39 PM

Beautiful piece great job, Bob.

Thanks for sharing

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#8 posted 12-02-2014 08:45 PM

It is beautiful! Walnut is one of my favorite woods too! Thanks for sharing!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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#9 posted 12-02-2014 09:09 PM

hey Bob…that’s really nice…!

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#10 posted 12-02-2014 09:10 PM

Sweet piece, Bob. That was a nice way to go with that walnut!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 12-02-2014 09:23 PM

Super artistic mind you have. Thanks for sharing. Walnut is one of my favorites along with cherry and pecan.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

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#12 posted 12-02-2014 09:45 PM

Bob,
You always find a way to make simple wood into beautiful pieces!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#13 posted 12-02-2014 09:48 PM

Excellent vision of what to do with these pieces. Is the heart a piece of walnut too? The finish is also very nice. Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#14 posted 12-02-2014 10:02 PM

What a cool & gorgeous work of art!

-- “In strange and uncertain times such as those we are living in [...] may we trust the inexpressible benevolence of the creative impulse.” ~ Robert Fripp

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#15 posted 12-02-2014 11:06 PM

I’ll assume that is the natural wood finished to highlight the heart shape, if so that is unique.
No matter how it got that way the presentation is outstanding.

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