Wood Pedestals For Sculptures and Taxidermy

  • Advertise with us
Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 08-01-2011 05:36 PM 3895 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is our 3rd taxidermy pedestal. The pedestal is juniper, we cut the base out of burled pine and inlay it with gaspiete.

It was finished with polycrylic.

Stands 40” tall 24×30

This weighs about 165lbs


6 comments so far

View bobasaurus's profile


3408 posts in 3154 days

#1 posted 08-01-2011 05:43 PM

Amazing piece. It must be a tremendous amount of work to strip, sand, and finish such a gnarly juniper log. The inlays really bring it together.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

View Max's profile


56000 posts in 4243 days

#2 posted 08-01-2011 06:09 PM

What a great contrast in the woods. Another fine piece. What will be mounted on it?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View CharlieM1958's profile


16274 posts in 4188 days

#3 posted 08-01-2011 06:36 PM

Who needs anything mounted on it? It’s a work of art on its own.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Bearpie's profile


2601 posts in 2987 days

#4 posted 08-01-2011 07:26 PM

Charlie’s right, it is a fantastic piece of art and I’m sure will put whatever is mounted to it to shame!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View LittlePaw's profile


1571 posts in 3048 days

#5 posted 08-01-2011 08:56 PM

It is simply amazing! Where did you ever find wood like that? You wouldn’t happen to have some left over, would you?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

View kjwoodworking's profile


266 posts in 3857 days

#6 posted 08-05-2011 11:40 PM

Looks good!

It definitely is art. Heavy art at 165lbs

-- Kirk H. --

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics