Arts and Crafts Style Pagoda frame ... Sandzen tiles ... Kentucky Coffee tree timber

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 05-25-2010 03:26 AM 5595 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Kentucky Coffee Tree. Mortise and tenon construction. Layered and antiqued finish.
tiles are stoneware with fired in ground glass inclusions. Beautiful imperfection-ism. Acid bronze patina.
Carvings are inspired by Birger Sandzen woodcuts.
Frame is 42 inches wide.
.. <<<< one of my carvings …

got to find it somewhere and finish the darn thing

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 05-25-2010 03:29 AM

Another good one Dan

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-25-2010 03:31 AM

Now that’s cool

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 03:32 AM

you do have the touch there dan .
as always ,
well done .

every time i try do some fancy finish ,
it looks more like the slobber on your work bench ,
than the pieces you make .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 05-25-2010 03:45 AM

I keep myself entertained. thanks Buddies !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 05-25-2010 03:45 AM

I like this! I’d like to smith the copper shape, versus tiles, but that’s just my take.

Coffee tree?

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#6 posted 05-25-2010 04:22 AM

At first I thought that was a window in the bricks!
Your work is really unique! The stoneware look exactly like tarnished bronze!


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#7 posted 05-25-2010 06:27 AM

Another knockout framed piece! You have a great talent!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 05-25-2010 06:57 AM

I like it

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

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#9 posted 05-25-2010 04:28 PM

Great stuff, Dan! Thanks for showing it.

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#10 posted 05-26-2010 04:48 AM

Dan this is great…The design/frame looks like it could easily be used as the end of a beautiful bed and head rest…have you ever thought of making a bed with your designs—-and setting some tiles in them…it would be really nice! A whole new career, lol…well, sleep on it.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#11 posted 05-26-2010 04:52 AM

Very interesting design. I like it!

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#12 posted 05-26-2010 07:53 PM

Very cool Dan, you never cease to amaze.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 05-27-2010 11:53 PM

great job….love it do you make the tiles? i might be in the market for a few..

-- cut it twice and its still too short

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#14 posted 05-29-2010 04:34 AM

Excellent, Dan. I think it may be your best effort so far. Great design.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#15 posted 07-30-2010 09:10 PM

This would make a beautiful headboard or backdrop for a side table. Excellent work!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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