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Project by Lar posted 07-18-2007 12:15 AM 1527 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Originally stained in blood red analyne dye, i have recently refinished this bentwood white oak globe stand in a rich burgundy tone, with a blue hue on its English Brown Oak base.

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#1 posted 07-18-2007 12:26 AM

Amazing demonstration of bending. Thanks for posting this. Any build details that you can share with us?

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#2 posted 07-18-2007 12:27 AM

Lar, your work is very interesting and unusual. You really are a wood artist.

I’m looking forward to seeing more.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 07-18-2007 12:49 AM

Very interesting work.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker

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#4 posted 07-18-2007 12:54 AM

This is a very nice piece of artwork! Thanks for sharing.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#5 posted 07-19-2007 12:53 AM


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#6 posted 07-19-2007 08:13 PM

This piece brings back two memories. One, when I was a young craftsman, living the single life in Santa Monica. I took a four month break from the day to day vigors of earning a living to wake up late, play tennis with my neighbor, play with the Cleopatra pinball game I had plunked into my kitchen after the arcade switched over to mostly video, and built this piece in my one car garage studio. Well, this life ended when I decided to enter into my first marriage. What was I thinking?

The second memory is of the time my oldest daughter ran into this piece, violently, carelessly, at the age of about ten or so. It was so reckless it appeared intentional, and it brought on a bit of rage in me. Both of us still recall that moment, now a bit more lightly. She, along with the piece, obviously survived the trauma, and graduated with honors from Stanford University last month. Yes, I am a proud papa.

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#7 posted 07-22-2007 11:21 PM

yah – intentional
I can envision the interaction now… not a pretty sight :)

I’m glad to hear that everything turned out well for all involvedl

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 07-06-2009 02:28 PM

this is cool,, any info you could share on how you made it.

-- I know all about hard work. It's that R & R I need to learn

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#9 posted 07-07-2009 03:11 AM

very cool design well done

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