see life II

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Project by jeffro posted 07-27-2011 08:44 AM 3074 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

See Life II, since the first one I have been working on another I love the flow of this piece. It stands six foot the base is made from a fur burl, (what a pitch) the center old growth red cedar and the orbs are from very spalted maple burl. Finish is rub on poly on the base, tung oil on the center and spray satin poly on the orbs.

Thanks lumber jocks

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 07-27-2011 08:47 AM

Spray “satan” poly, huh? I think I’m beginning to understand how you got so talented…
Went down to the crossroads and made a deal, didn’t ya?!

Another triumph, Jeffro. Simply stunning. If you run out of space and need a place to store it for a while…

-- Founding member of the (un)Official LumberJock's Frugal Woodworking Society -

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#2 posted 07-27-2011 08:53 AM

Wow time. I think its brilliant. Well done (again).

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

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#3 posted 07-27-2011 09:24 AM

In school I skipped spelling class and went to shop I promise I didn’t go to the the crossroads

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#4 posted 07-27-2011 09:39 AM

Another real beautie Jeffro, it just flows to the heavens above. Fabulous :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 07-27-2011 12:34 PM

It’s not just the beauty of your work… it is the combination of your piece and the photography… excellent.

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.

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#6 posted 07-27-2011 12:54 PM

Really cool piece!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 07-27-2011 01:09 PM

Great job! Frankly I’d go to the crossroads if it meant having this kind of skill. haha

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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#8 posted 07-27-2011 01:25 PM

What a beautiful creation.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#9 posted 07-27-2011 01:37 PM

Fantastic artwork! I’m always impressed with your projects.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#10 posted 07-27-2011 02:05 PM

gorgeous and I love your photographs as well – very artistic, all the way around.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#11 posted 07-27-2011 02:33 PM

love the disign, it’s a beauty!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#12 posted 07-27-2011 03:23 PM

Can not quite express what this piece of art/craftsmanship makes me feel, but it is definitely good. It does
flow with the ocean, and your photography helps the image also. Thank you for sharing once again.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#13 posted 07-27-2011 03:52 PM

The beauty of those flowing lines really make it stand out…Excellent.

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#14 posted 07-27-2011 04:53 PM


Another great piece! I try to never copy, but I use your pieces to inspire me.

Thanks for posting,

-- Cal Noguchi -

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#15 posted 07-27-2011 04:56 PM

I’d have to agree with all of the positive comments above. This piece just flows so gracefully. It’s very soothing to look at. Of course, the backdrop doesn’t hurt either!

Quite a piece of artwork. Well done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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