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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 07-26-2015 04:13 AM 2946 views 5 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alright Fellow Lumberjocks,

you might say “what have you been working on?” ..... here it is

a massive 90” (wide) 80” (tall) x 16”(top) x 24”(bottom)
all true mortise and tenon joinery with through pegs
the floating panels are hand carved from one solid piece of walnut,with the exception of the face panel (top)
sporting the triple curved frame and panel
the Ellipse’s have hinged frames that open like a door to receive the shown painting (chosen by client )
this was done so she could change this element out as her mood hit}
i also included individually controlled 3 stage dim-able reading lighting by reaching through the weave and accessing a touch switch
there is also a woven frame and panel visible from pillow looking toward the ceiling that is not shown

thanks for stopping by [(:{>

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#1 posted 07-26-2015 11:20 AM

Very beautiful , a piece of art,,, bravo and thank you for showing.

-- andrek

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#2 posted 07-26-2015 01:32 PM

Beautiful and impressive!

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#3 posted 07-26-2015 02:25 PM

Very Nice

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#4 posted 07-26-2015 05:24 PM

That is remarkable! What a beautiful piece.

-- David, Norwood Mass,

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#5 posted 07-26-2015 05:24 PM


-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#6 posted 07-26-2015 06:13 PM

Absolutely stunning! What type of finish did you use?

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 07-26-2015 10:02 PM

Thanks guys,

Leafherder~ rustolium ,Kona stain and a catylized lacquer

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#8 posted 07-26-2015 11:16 PM

This is a beautiful piece. You have done yourself proud!

-- JCRug, Prairieville, Louisiana

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#9 posted 07-27-2015 12:58 AM

Very nice!

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#10 posted 07-27-2015 03:54 AM

Excellent, oicurn ! The ellipses are genius. There’s a lot of effort in that lattice work.

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#11 posted 07-27-2015 11:35 AM

The lattice took forever the holes were 13 steps themselves , and bothe sides had to be dressed, wheeww

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#12 posted 07-27-2015 01:27 PM

This really turned out nicely. It will be the center of attention in that room.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#13 posted 07-27-2015 04:18 PM

Awesome piece of furniture. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#14 posted 07-28-2015 12:06 PM

Beauty piece, indeed.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#15 posted 07-29-2015 12:50 PM

This is just outstanding. Thank you for sharing your work.

-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

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