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Project by Bernspen posted 05-25-2016 09:48 PM 1002 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I debated whether to post this, or climb back in bed and hide under the covers.

It’s a table. I had all this scrap, and got bored, and . . .

It’s poplar, walnut, cherry, red oak, white oak, mahogany, yellow heart, purple heart, birch, cedar, lacewood, and pine.

No more words.

-- We have met the enemy, and he is us.





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Andy

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#1 posted 05-26-2016 01:34 AM

Just call it art and sell it for $10,000.

-- Andy Smith https://www.etsy.com/shop/xrayhardwoods

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#2 posted 05-26-2016 04:49 AM

I would have hid under the covers. :)

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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TexasToddT

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#3 posted 05-26-2016 06:14 AM

Wow – it’s original, I’ll give you that, but I think I’m with Rick M.

-- TT

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Mark Wilson

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#4 posted 05-26-2016 06:39 AM

You know what I was thinking, while looking at the photos? I’m thinking,

Okay. He’s gonna sculpt it now.

Really. You know there are people whose gorgeous furniture starts out looking like this. Pieces of wood, carefully arranged, with all the joinery concealed. Then they sculpt, using whatever means necessary. Look into it. You may have another day in the near future when you’re bored. Here’s an excellent start for you. It’s a six-year-old video. I met Andy at one of the shows a couple years ago, and saw his work, and was overwhelmed. Beware. You may be drawn in. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXrNgv9Td6I Here’s a link to one of his galleries on his school’s site. http://chidwickschool.com/gallery/additional-gallery-images/
You really do have the beginnings of something truly fantastic there.

-- Mark

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majuvla

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#5 posted 05-26-2016 08:15 AM

Very interesting and unique.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Cajun Wood Artist

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#6 posted 05-26-2016 03:13 PM

What matters is if you are proud of it…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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MrFid

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#7 posted 05-26-2016 06:09 PM

Very eclectic. I am digging the style. I think it’s very cool. I can see why it’s not for everyone, but I certainly like it.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#8 posted 05-26-2016 06:20 PM

It’s got kind of an Art Deco look to it.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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gsimon

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#9 posted 05-27-2016 12:20 AM

I say it’s Frankenstein great. Whether it’s artistic curiosity, morbid experimentation or simply cathartic, to break the rules every now and then helps change the way you see and interact with your craft for the good

thanks for sharing!
greg

-- Greg Simon

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Bernspen

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#10 posted 05-27-2016 06:04 PM

I may be with Rick M too. I never thought of sculpting it, but that would mean I would have to go buy more tools. Wait! More tools!

-- We have met the enemy, and he is us.

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finns

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#11 posted 05-31-2016 03:10 AM

What the heck. Post it on ebay for $10K. Like Andy said, it’s art after all.

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