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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 07-20-2016 09:36 AM 679 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two blocks of burl were left in my collection for few years. Time has come to work on them with new idea. I connected them by a small branch to make them look like a big tree and then color it to normalize it as real tree. About 20 centimeters tall.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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#1 posted 07-20-2016 10:28 AM

Cool idea Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 07-20-2016 11:05 AM

A great idea Sam and created a very nice piece of art. Will make a good ornament. Always the creater.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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lew

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#3 posted 07-20-2016 11:07 AM

...and it will never need watered or trimmed

Nice Work!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 07-20-2016 12:53 PM

Nice job Sam.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#5 posted 07-20-2016 01:41 PM

Sam, you are so creative. Nice piece!!

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

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#6 posted 07-20-2016 01:54 PM

Now, that is unique. Great idea. Makes a nice piece.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#7 posted 07-20-2016 03:33 PM

Very creative! I have looked and lusted at many burls…...and have never seen what you did. Congratulations

-- Howard, Maryland USA

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#8 posted 07-20-2016 06:57 PM

YES!

Very Creative… Beautiful Result / Project!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#9 posted 07-20-2016 08:15 PM

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#10 posted 07-20-2016 09:51 PM

Sam, this is very creative and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 07-21-2016 12:05 AM

Very novel idea Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 07-21-2016 03:01 AM

Did you do any turning on this project? Very nice, Sam!

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#13 posted 07-21-2016 08:52 AM

Nice love the color

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#14 posted 07-25-2016 10:20 PM

Interesting – you made a Bonsai from a big burl. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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