Redwood and Manzanita Table

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Project by woodsmidee posted 02-05-2008 08:24 AM 3138 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Redwood and Manzanita Table ........... The base was once a 100 plus manzanita bush , it was found with the center hollowed and burned out by wildfire years and years ago…........the manzanita kept living and growing for many years after…......the tops are Ancient Redwood from Northern California…......they have more in common with the manzanita trunk than you might suspect…........the centuries of rings have show the history of more than once when fire happened for the best of their forest….....similiar tales from thousands of miles apart…

-- Smidee

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Les Hastings

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#1 posted 02-05-2008 01:53 PM

Very cool,,,,nice job~!!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#2 posted 02-05-2008 02:17 PM

oh my!!! That’s amazing

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 02-05-2008 02:34 PM

That is a very unique piece. I have never seen manzanita before. Seeing different woods and their integration into furniture pieces such as this is one of the side benefits to being part of this site.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-05-2008 03:11 PM

Special piece, and very nice one.

-- Jiri

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#5 posted 02-05-2008 05:27 PM

Very unique and beautiful. mike

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

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#6 posted 02-05-2008 05:42 PM

Very cool looking!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#7 posted 02-05-2008 08:45 PM

Amazing. You should have posted a few more pics for us to see. Very unusual and stunning piece. Thx

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#8 posted 02-05-2008 10:12 PM

Yeah , since I am new at this, maybe you can tell me how to add more….... do I have to start a new post ?
Help me please and I promise more ASAP…......

The WoodSmidee

-- Smidee

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#9 posted 02-05-2008 10:35 PM

Wow, that is a nice piece.

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#10 posted 02-06-2008 04:56 AM

i wish we had wood like that in texas.nice job.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#11 posted 05-30-2008 06:48 PM

nice stuff

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#12 posted 06-29-2008 04:59 AM

Thats really a cool piece!!

-- Steve-o

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#13 posted 08-03-2008 04:15 PM

Just came up on the roll the dice feature….AWESOME piece of woodart ! Any dimensions available ? Where did you locate the ancient woods ? Did you ever post any more pix ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 08-03-2008 04:52 PM

The table looks great and is a testament of the diversities of woods and the struggles for life.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#15 posted 04-21-2009 07:51 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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