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Project by naturalism posted 08-09-2011 05:13 AM 1422 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The Urchin table is a recent commission, it is only the second time I have made this design. This one measures 26”l x 22”w x 18”h and has a Buckeye burl top with a mound of ebonized Poplar that has 108 sharp Mahogany spikes protruding from it.

-- Robert Brou, Atlanta, GA, www.naturalismfurniture.com





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Tango

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 05:32 AM

OUTSTANDING! What a wonderful design and craftmanship.

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#2 posted 08-09-2011 06:42 AM

That. is. Crazy. In the awesome kind of way. Extremely creative. Love it!

-- Visit my Etsy site to see my burl wood jewelry at http://www.etsy.com/shop/S2ArtDesigns?ref=si_shop

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#3 posted 08-09-2011 07:22 AM

Beautiful. Nature is the grandest inspiration.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#4 posted 08-09-2011 01:16 PM

Boy that’ll take a couple hours to do. (couple hours x ???) Very eye catching.
MIKE

-- See pictures on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/44216106@N07/ And visit my Facebook page - facebook.com/MTEnterprises

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#5 posted 08-09-2011 01:59 PM

Exceptional. This is one of those artistic creations that take time to grasp. Love it!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#6 posted 08-09-2011 02:04 PM

Beautiful! At first glance I had to wonder how you got all those legs to line up so it would sit level. I have enough trouble getting 4 legs the correct length. Then I saw there were flat bottom legs and pointy legs. Beautiful wood also!

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#7 posted 08-09-2011 06:24 PM

Awesome piece but not good to have if you have children around!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#8 posted 08-10-2011 01:10 AM

well done BUD … home you made a living wage

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 08-10-2011 04:48 AM

Amazing! Would you explain your finishing process? How high is the sanding grit that you use? Tung oil, poly, or…? Truly fantastic work!

-- Josh, Mesa Arizona http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000741453388

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#10 posted 10-09-2011 08:06 AM

Good job again Robert. You know, you should blog one of these builds for us you know?

-- Jim

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