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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 4939 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Kentucky Coffee Tree. Mortise and tenon construction. Layered and antiqued finish.
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tiles are stoneware with fired in ground glass inclusions. Beautiful imperfection-ism. Acid bronze patina.
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Carvings are inspired by Birger Sandzen woodcuts.
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Frame is 42 inches wide.
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http://lumberjocks.com/DanWalters/blog/15714
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http://lumberjocks.com/DanWalters/blog/2511 <<<< 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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com 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... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au 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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Jordan

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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!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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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.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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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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