driftwood entrance way

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Project by jeffro posted 02-24-2011 08:24 PM 23270 views 192 times favorited 100 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my biggest projects so far, the entrance way is made of cedar roots with hundreds of scribe fits, it took over six months to complete. The cedar root mantle actually grew around the big stones. What a find, it was eight feet wide. I had a fab shop make some brackets that it hung from, they also made the framing for my root benches.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 02-24-2011 08:42 PM

wow….simply stunning

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Dan Hux

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#2 posted 02-24-2011 09:02 PM

just amazing,,looks like something out of Avatar (the movie). great work,,,very nice..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#3 posted 02-24-2011 09:12 PM

Wow! That’s amazing – unique, to say the least. Most of us struggle to get a few mortise and tenons joints to fit together consistently on a project. Here, you wouldn’t have two joints the same. Great job and thanks for sharing. Play safe.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 02-24-2011 09:36 PM

A lot of love and attention went into doing all of that. The room it leads into must have a very special purpose. I am in awe with the amount of woodwork in your house. Beautiful work.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#5 posted 02-24-2011 09:38 PM

Very nice work. What I want to know is whos house (or should I say mansion) is that. If its your then show me your shop and if its decent then i’m coming to live with you haha

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#6 posted 02-24-2011 09:42 PM

i REALLY like this.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#7 posted 02-24-2011 09:48 PM

That is just amazing. I love it.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#8 posted 02-24-2011 09:49 PM

There are so many adjectives to describe the beauty of your work, the only thing I can say is AMAZING.

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

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#9 posted 02-24-2011 09:56 PM

That’s one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen!

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#10 posted 02-24-2011 10:05 PM

WOW! Un-blankety blank believable….. That is incredibly awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 02-24-2011 10:10 PM

Ummm, that is way cool and an awesome job!!

-- Doug...

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#12 posted 02-24-2011 10:14 PM

Wow. You win, sir.

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#13 posted 02-24-2011 10:16 PM

I wish it was my house this is a clients place, it was a honor to get to work there. Craig the owner was awesome to work for he let me have artistic freedom to play.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#14 posted 02-24-2011 10:18 PM

wow, I am amazed at this. When I win the lottery, I’ll hire you in an instant to do this at my place. Absolutely stunning.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#15 posted 02-24-2011 10:27 PM

wow that is epic!

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