drift wood eagle

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Project by jeffro posted 01-21-2011 08:43 PM 5922 views 34 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was a journey, I spent about a year and a half collecting the material for it and a few more months bringing it to life. Built form cedar roots each piece was scribed in to place glued, screwed and doweled. Working with the natural shapes to capture the life, energy,and movement of the eagle. I thought this would be a fun one to enter in the art of joinery.

Thanks and enjoy everyone

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 01-21-2011 08:53 PM

That is a terrific piece !
And photographed well.
Make sure you enter it.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#2 posted 01-21-2011 09:12 PM

Wow, thats gorgeous. Great job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 01-21-2011 09:12 PM

Fantastic piece! I’m sure it would do well in any contest that you enter it in. Thanks for posting.

-- Cal Noguchi -

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 09:19 PM


-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 01-21-2011 09:38 PM

Wow…Fantastic piece. That is very creative.

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#6 posted 01-21-2011 09:44 PM

Love this one!!!

Really captured the spirit…................very cool….........................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 10:04 PM

Wow, you did a great job.

-- Steven - "Good enough for who it's for!"

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#8 posted 01-21-2011 10:29 PM

Very well done…..It looks outstanding


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#9 posted 01-21-2011 11:02 PM

watch out fish ….. (hmmm next project, perhaps?)

this is – wow—right into my favourites, before I even wrote comment.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#10 posted 01-21-2011 11:29 PM

Good job! That is so cool!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#11 posted 01-21-2011 11:41 PM

Wow. Only an artist’s eye could do this. Remarkable. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#12 posted 01-21-2011 11:42 PM


-- Dean, Kinderhook, New York

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#13 posted 01-21-2011 11:52 PM

Incredibly wonderfully uniquely cool! Love it. The colors are so authentic- it is actually quite magnificent. Thanks for posting! How big is this bird?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#14 posted 01-22-2011 12:27 AM

That is such a cool project. It flows so well and doesn’t feel forced. I’m amazed.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#15 posted 01-22-2011 01:42 AM

Very creative. Nice work.

-- Have a great day.

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