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Project by icemanhank posted 01-09-2016 11:44 PM 731 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I spent some time making a Japanese style stand from Western Red Cedar and a piece of a Redgum burl I had lying around for my oldest Bonsai over the last week. I see it every morning out of my kitchen window and I love it.

I did a blog on making the stand and it starts here;

http://lumberjocks.com/icemanhank/blog/74218

Thanks for looking, be nice to each other :-)

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia





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pottz

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#1 posted 01-10-2016 12:52 AM

besides the fact that I love bonsai I must say I love your bonsai stand very organic it just blends with the beauty of the bonsai.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 01-10-2016 01:52 AM

That’s a fantastic looking Bonsai stand! Very organic, and definitely enhances the Bonsai!

-- Dean

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TraylorPark

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#3 posted 01-10-2016 02:15 PM

Fantastic! I enjoyed following the blog and the finished product is wonderful. Congrats on a great project.

-- --Zach

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Charles Maxwell

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#4 posted 01-10-2016 02:47 PM

I love it. Imagine if you could commission a potter to form a bonsai pot to be form fitted into a fashioned hole in the burl table top, rather than hiding the beauty of the wood with a standard planter. Just a thought . . . love your idea and your fine execution.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#5 posted 01-10-2016 03:40 PM

Beautiful and a great design ,so very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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leafherder

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#6 posted 01-10-2016 06:12 PM

Fantastic! Beautiful stand (for a beautiful bonsai). Love the way shapes repeat – rectangular pot, rectangular legs, irregular burl, irregular tree. Cutting the burl may have been difficult but I’m sure it was satisfying to do things the old fashioned way. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 01-10-2016 08:41 PM

Very attractive project!!

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

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icemanhank

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#8 posted 01-10-2016 10:43 PM

There is a great idea!


I love it. Imagine if you could commission a potter to form a bonsai pot to be form fitted into a fashioned hole in the burl table top, rather than hiding the beauty of the wood with a standard planter. Just a thought . . . love your idea and your fine execution.

- Charles Maxwell


-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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icemanhank

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#9 posted 01-10-2016 10:44 PM

Thanks for following, it was fun for me!


Fantastic! I enjoyed following the blog and the finished product is wonderful. Congrats on a great project.

- TraylorPark


-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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icemanhank

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#10 posted 01-10-2016 10:46 PM

Thanks everybody for following the blog and your kind comments; on to the next project now, anouther burl table out of Yellow Box this time and hopefully it will look like it is floating.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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