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Project by jeffro posted 08-08-2011 08:15 AM 2502 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this chair for the entrance of a home. Cedar burl for the seat pan, cedar and fur roots form the rest of the chair. I incorporated old glass fishing floats for a cool effect.

Thanks for looking

Jeffro

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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MShort

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#1 posted 08-08-2011 01:30 PM

Another cool creation that you have come up with. I like the fishing floats as the accents.

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

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rrdesigns

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#2 posted 08-08-2011 02:36 PM

Looks like it washed right in with the tide. Fit for a King.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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Bluepine38

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#3 posted 08-08-2011 02:58 PM

The entire chair is a cool effect, you really do have an ability to take found wood, that does not look like
much and artistically assembling it until the whole is greater than any of the parts could have been. Your
scenery and photography can not be faulted either. Thank you for sharing and once again leaving me
looking and wishing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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learnin2do

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#4 posted 08-08-2011 03:07 PM

seriously, will you take a minute to breathe! -go play in the ocean?! You need to rest!! – you are making other folks look bad, with all your incessant, spectacular work! -plus, i can’t afford to have all of’m -it’s like being a kid in a candy store with no pocket change!

-- christine

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 08-08-2011 03:34 PM

Awesome…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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rogerballs

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#6 posted 08-08-2011 03:49 PM

Interesting

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Skylark53

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#7 posted 08-08-2011 03:50 PM

Gorgeous work!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Vasko

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#8 posted 08-08-2011 04:21 PM

As always, stunning. This one makes me think of King Neptune’s chair – from the fishing floats to the “crown” at the top of the back. Spectacular!

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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Wiggy

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#9 posted 08-08-2011 06:09 PM

What can I say that would not be an echo of all the above?
How about this? Your work is as correct in a fine home as it would be in a small, sun dappled clearing the in middle of an ancient forest.
You have an incredible talent for capturing the powerful movement and delicate tracery of a morning tide dressing across a time forgotten shore.

And, that is all I can say…

Thank you for inspiring me to continue.

Peace and blessed be.

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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TheGravedigger

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#10 posted 08-08-2011 06:33 PM

Another great piece, and a perfect complement for the previous bench.

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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jeepturner

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#11 posted 08-08-2011 06:39 PM

Thanks for sharing another of your creations. I like the glass float ball captured in the chair, if that’s what it is.
I would love to have access to all that material, and I regret passing stuff like it by while walking through the great clear cuts, and beaches over on the Olympic Peninsula. I am not saying anything I would have made, would have been as nice as your creations. I am amazed at you creativity.

-- Mel,

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Bearpie

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#12 posted 08-08-2011 07:50 PM

Lovely, lovely, lovely! I can’t help but wonder if it is as comfortable as it looks and this certainly does pleases the eye! Wonderful creation.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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mtnwild

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#13 posted 08-08-2011 08:37 PM

Beautiful!

I’ve seen lots of sculptured furniture, probably not near all that’s out there, but, you my friend, hands down, put together the most beautiful pieces I’ve ever seen.
The swirls and those glass balls, wow, great details.
Glad you are sharing, great to see your creations…...................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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NaFianna

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#14 posted 08-08-2011 11:24 PM

Well done Jeffro. Another beauty. What do your chairs weigh and how do you move them around.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Duane53

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#15 posted 08-09-2011 02:47 AM

I would love to see how you put these together. They are so impressive.

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