Trash or Treasure ?

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Project by Speednork posted 04-02-2011 02:58 AM 1977 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Have you ever been drawn to do something that is out of character for you and don’t know why? This is my latest occurrence of just that. It always seems to revolve around wood that I pull out of the burn box several times for unknown reasons. Tell me what you think. Trash or Treasure. Be brutal if need be, I can take it. If you really like it send me a big check :-)

-- In the time it takes some people to plan a project they could have built the project. Work from within not from paper.

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#1 posted 04-02-2011 03:04 AM

Neither trash nor treasure this be! It’s a work of art! Classify it as such! Very unique look!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 04-02-2011 03:12 AM

treasure, indeed

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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#3 posted 04-02-2011 03:51 AM

I’d call it art, it’s very cool looking

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#4 posted 04-02-2011 03:51 AM

Very cool.. looks like stalagmites

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#5 posted 04-02-2011 04:00 AM

I love it. I too would call it art. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 04-02-2011 04:53 AM

CHECK, I really like it. I do have to admit that I would call it art, and very good art.

-- Chuck

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#7 posted 04-02-2011 05:51 AM

Trash. Send it to me and I’ll throw it away. :-)

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#8 posted 04-02-2011 10:25 AM

Kinda looks,to me, like the open jaws of a sea-creature breaking the surface. I like it.

p.s. You can call it “breaking the surface” if you want to. When people ask. I wont give out.

p.p.s. Bamasawduster – never realised 3 lefts made a right ‘til a few mins ago. Had to stand up and try it just to make sure. Might make a few shekels in the pub tonight with that one. Thanks.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#9 posted 04-02-2011 08:42 PM

Two Thumbs Up! Treasure indeed, Speednork!

You were right on spot to have spent the sanding and finishing time on this natural beauty!

My account is low, otherwise you would get the big check or rather an e-mail from PayPal…. lol

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#10 posted 04-02-2011 09:16 PM

Can I send a big Cheick instead? :p

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#11 posted 04-02-2011 10:09 PM

Well thanks guys I really appreciate the kind words. I didn’t really expect to any takers on this but it was fun to ask. Maybe I will auction it off someday for a worthy cause. ( my shop refrigerator has been sounding funny lately, that would be a worthy cause” :-)

-- In the time it takes some people to plan a project they could have built the project. Work from within not from paper.

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#12 posted 04-09-2011 04:09 AM

Try it mounted on a wall like a trophy.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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