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Wildlife artwork maple and beetle kill pine table- look closely!!!

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Project by RockyBlue posted 06-16-2017 05:48 PM 4294 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This custom table was built for my friend for his new cabin he is building in the Colorado Rockies. His wife Joyce Billingshttp://www.joycebillingsart.com/wood did all the art burning by hand.
Wood is curly ambrosia maple with a beetle kill pine live edge wrap. Apron is beetle kill ponderosa with ant holes. Legs are beetle kill ponderosa from a fire. Finished with a secret mixture of unicorn tears and other natural flavors.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.coloradobeetlekillfurniture.com





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GerardoArg1

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#1 posted 06-16-2017 06:29 PM

Oh Wow! Really beatiful job. Like the art burning and all around the table. Congratulations!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#2 posted 06-16-2017 06:35 PM

Great combination and team work. Looks great!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DMiller

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#3 posted 06-16-2017 07:03 PM

That’s incredible! Good job! How long did it take to build and wood-burn?

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#4 posted 06-16-2017 07:27 PM

excellent

-- Petey

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#5 posted 06-16-2017 07:29 PM

What an awesome project!! Outstanding work compilation!!

-- --TCBig "Wisdom is knowing what path to take next. Integrity is taking it!"

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#6 posted 06-16-2017 07:32 PM

Very beautiful piece. Love the patterns.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 06-16-2017 07:53 PM

That is a truly beautiful work.

I am concerned about the structure of the tabletop. The cross grain border on the ends and the wide solid wood miter joints of the table top border both tend to lead to major problems with wood movement.

Good luck with it!

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 06-16-2017 08:09 PM

That belongs in a museum! For the fine arts of woodworking and woodburning too!

FANTASTIC on both categories.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#9 posted 06-16-2017 09:43 PM

Wow! Just WOW!!!!

TZH

-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#10 posted 06-16-2017 10:17 PM

i agree with the above not just great wood working but beautiful art work combined,simply gorgeous.

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

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#11 posted 06-17-2017 12:57 PM

Beautiful crafted table. Great work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#12 posted 06-17-2017 02:18 PM

This table is a fabulous piece. I love the beautiful art, the wonderful wood, and the outstanding craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 06-17-2017 05:01 PM

That is a sweet looking table, the wood burning blends perfectly with the table design!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 06-17-2017 09:49 PM

The amount of art work is outstanding.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 06-18-2017 01:38 PM

That is beautiful work. I love the detail

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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