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carved from old growth cedar stands 8 feet tall, this wood had some great color from being buried in the ground for so many years.
Jun 21, 2011
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#1 posted 06-21-2011 08:14 PM
Have you slept lately? -you must have been sanding in your sleep if you were
-- ~christine @ used2btrees
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#2 posted 06-21-2011 08:30 PM
Your sculptures are tooo cool!! I’m guessing that your process is a secret, but if not would you mind sharing?
thanks for posting,
-- Cal Noguchi - EZdado.com
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#3 posted 06-21-2011 08:56 PM
As before Jeff, beautiful piece of workmanship.
-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.
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#4 posted 06-21-2011 09:07 PM
Jeffro, when you tell me you love nature, I’m inclined to believe you;)
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
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#5 posted 06-21-2011 09:17 PM
That is one spectacular carving. It looks like some kind of futuristic totem pole….I really love the way the wood has weathered….what did you finish it with? Do you start out with a chainsaw to rough out the shape? That is definitely gallery quality.
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
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#6 posted 06-21-2011 10:10 PM
truely awesome art woodwork
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#7 posted 06-21-2011 10:24 PM
Have tried to work with weathered cedar and came out like crap… rough/burred/uneven.The look of your art is like a cognac laze on the edge of a warm glass.Flowing silk… damn.Excellent.
-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.
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#8 posted 06-21-2011 10:57 PM
Wonderful piece – a combination of great creativity and skill. Like some of the others on the site I would be very interested to learn something of your techniques, particularly the joinery in some of your other pieces.
#9 posted 06-21-2011 11:02 PM
Exactly Wiggy, like flowing sink; damn for sure.
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#10 posted 06-21-2011 11:23 PM
serious art and, while I don’t use the word often, stunning.
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#11 posted 06-21-2011 11:39 PM
Very tallented work indeed, well done Jeffro, looks to have a Pacific influence about it?lovely colour :))
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#12 posted 06-22-2011 12:07 AM
Very Nice pieces.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#13 posted 06-22-2011 12:43 AM
WOW thats AWESOME,,, I guess you never know what lies beneath the surface until you get to carving…
Sooooo beautiful great job
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#14 posted 06-22-2011 01:05 AM
I like this more than the other one. I’m cutting down a cedar tree soon to take to my Uncles sawmill. After seeing these I almost want to reconsider having it sliced up into boards. These sculptures a true pieces of art Jeffro.
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
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#15 posted 06-22-2011 01:41 AM
Love It !
-- Everyday above ground is a good day.
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