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Completed around 2001

Was not much of a technical challenge, however this turned out rather well, I think.

It is essentially a slice of a redwood log, planed smooth, and varnished with a gloss finish. The impression it gives when hung like this is that it is actually a “tree”.

I had finished this some years ago, actually while my mother was in the hospital fighting cancer (she’s still around!) and it was a gift for her since she had found the slice of wood some 20 years earlier during a trip through California.

-- Dekker - http://www.WoodworkDetails.com/





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Grumpy

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#1 posted 2470 days ago

Beautiful piece of redwood. Thanks for sharing.

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

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Karson

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#2 posted 2470 days ago

Great Dekker. A nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 2469 days ago

Great looking piece Dekker and happy to hear that Mom is still with you.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2469 days ago

it does look like a tree – a beautiful tree. nicely done. (yes and good news about your Mom )

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 2468 days ago

it is preserved for ever !

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

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Jiri Parkman

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#6 posted 2432 days ago

I like this piece of wood.

-- Jiri

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rikkor

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#7 posted 2432 days ago

That is pretty.

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