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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
Tim & Candy Hicks
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#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
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#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
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#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"
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#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
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#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.
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#6 posted 08-05-2011 11:40 PM
It definitely is art. Heavy art at 165lbs
-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com
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