|Project by Vic Vanderkooi||posted 02-29-2016 12:21 AM||1052 views||5 times favorited||14 comments|
This was a bucket list project. I wanted to blend the two styles that inspire me. Sam Maloof and George Nakashima. The famous Maloof joint and the use of less than perfect wood and live edge I believe makes this project a success. I didn’t have any plans other than a sketch I did myself. Plans would have saved me a week or so of sanding and carving but pushing my own boundaries to see if I was able was all part of the project. My next one will be from plans I think. I used a single slab of 8/4 white oak my dad had milled last year. It was rift sawn so there is some beautiful tiger striping throughout the piece. I finished it with dark brown Bri wax.
-- Vic (The Silent Woodworker)