Curly Maple room screen

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Project by peteholzman posted 02-24-2012 03:13 PM 1484 views 13 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After ten years in the business, this is my first “artsy” piece, made strictly for the fun of it. Panels are curly maple, the legs and arches are ebonized maple. Ebonizing was done with India Ink. A friend of mine, Scott Finnel made the leaded glass following my design. My inspiration came from the Opera house in Sydney, Australia and since I had to watch “Finding Nemo” about a billion times with my grandaugther, I call this…......”Finding Nemo”. Go figure.

-- peteholzman

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 03:44 PM

WOW! This is an EXTREMELY nice piece. My wife wants me to make a screen, but this is WAY, WAY, WAY over my head. Fantastic. Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 04:37 PM

A beautiful looking piece Pete,looks like You should have fun more often ! Really like the design and contrast,and I am sure it looks even better in person. Nice job and thanks for sharing !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 04:57 PM

Great looking screen you have a excellent design sense. I really love this piece it just screams high end art.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-24-2012 05:08 PM

I’m with Jim! It’s what David Savage calls “wow!”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 02-24-2012 05:11 PM

I’m stealing a phrase that one of the kids would say to me when I tried to talk with him
cause thats what I do best LOL, he said yelling it at me “NO TALK, JUST PLAY!”

It is how we learn about ourselves.

And you know a lot!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 02-24-2012 08:24 PM

All I can say is WOW!! I need to make a screen as well but like Pdl I think this is beyond me but it does give me some Ideas that I may be able to do so thanks.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#7 posted 02-24-2012 10:37 PM

Spectacular, really nice job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 02-25-2012 02:33 AM

oh my, that’s a favorite.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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