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Project by naturalism posted 10-18-2009 03:22 AM 2023 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

34”l x 23”w x 16”h
The top is a beautiful slab of Claro Walnut with an English Walnut graft line. There are over 100 Zebrawood quills of varying lengths protruding from a mound of Black Walnut.

Materials: Claro Walnut, Black Walnut, and Zebrawood

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA, www.naturalismfurniture.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-18-2009 03:28 AM

Another artist winner

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-18-2009 03:56 AM

That is so fascinating! A little scary, but how bad can it be with a bowl of chips on it? Nice use of materials, and a very good concept.

-- Dave E. "People who are competent are worth the oil it will take to fry them in hell." --Mencken

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#3 posted 10-18-2009 04:10 AM

Interesting all right. How bad can it be if it tips over on a small child?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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isetegija

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#4 posted 10-18-2009 07:55 AM

That is absolutely awesome.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

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#5 posted 10-18-2009 08:16 AM

It’s definitely a fantastic piece of art. Little tikes have a habit of showing up where they shouldn’t be or aren’t expected and tipping thing over. That would be my concern about using it as a table.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 10-18-2009 10:12 AM

what a beauitiful piece….i love the wood choices very cool table…....hey topa, use it for a electrical hat…have electrical probes on the spike ends…....maybe the goverment can add it to its line up…next to waterboarding…..the agent lays on the table top…..moves around just a little….or maybe it would be considered a tickle machine…...whatever the concerns…..its a job well done…..

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

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#7 posted 10-18-2009 11:32 AM

this is extraordinary.
brilliant artist!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Indiana_Parrothead

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#8 posted 10-18-2009 01:34 PM

That is reallt cool. Do you use a jig or did you have to shape each and every quill?

-- We are the people our parents warned us about.

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#9 posted 10-18-2009 03:02 PM

Awesome Art form.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#10 posted 10-22-2009 08:19 PM

Another really awesome piece.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#11 posted 10-26-2009 05:16 PM

Fantastic! Functional Art is right.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#12 posted 08-10-2011 04:45 AM

Incredible!! Would you be so kind as to explain your finishing technique and products used?

-- Josh, Mesa Arizona http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000741453388

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