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Project by jeffro posted 871 days ago 2575 views 5 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a pretty cool chair, built custom for some folks I met at a show. I built a little table off one side that can be an arm rest too and let some roots go wild at the top to hang things from. Built from cedar roots, the seat is a big chunk of root too, I love the compression grain in a good root bend its always a treat to put the finish on and watch the ripples pop. The last picture is my brother, sometimes I can talk him into taking his shoes off and sanding awhile.

Thanks LJ’s
www.jeffrouitto.com
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-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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jeepturner

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#1 posted 871 days ago

Another beauty, Jeffro
I like the built in hat rack!

-- Mel,

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KMT

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#2 posted 871 days ago

Thats amazing! Great work.

-- - Martin

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 871 days ago

I am so glad that you do the work you do, and get paid for it :) It is your eye and maybe good luck that enables us to see these pieces in a new form. By luck I mean finding these gifts from nature. But it might be that’s where you live?

Nice design, great eye movement and color. I am soooooo envious of your talent. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 871 days ago

This is really cool. Takes a whole different type of imagination to create these.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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jeffro

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#5 posted 871 days ago

Thank you much Doc, it is a gift to find such great treasures and build with them, and what a treat it is to share with all of you lumber jocks.

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 871 days ago

Looked at your website. Very impressive work. You also accel at doing photos of your products. Something that I know I personally stink at. My hats off to you for all you do.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Spoontaneous

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#7 posted 871 days ago

Beautiful natural lines. I love the little detailing highlighted in the 5th photo. Cool… really cool chair.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 871 days ago

I’m stuck with walnut trees everywhere. LOL oak and ash. It’s southern MN. The prarie! But that’s where I live. Sigh!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Tokolosi

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#9 posted 871 days ago

beautifull!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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Box

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#10 posted 871 days ago

Great creation. I didn’t realize how tall it was until I saw the last photo of your brother standing on the seat.

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Mark A. DeCou

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#11 posted 871 days ago

of all the chairs I’ve seen in my life, including Maloof’s, I really think I’d prefer to have one of yours than any of the others. Just outstanding work man. You are at a level of your own.

Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Uffe

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#12 posted 871 days ago

WHOA!! I didn’t know such woodworking creativity even existed! Very cool!

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TZH

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#13 posted 871 days ago

I really don’t even want to comment on your projects anymore because I pretty much injure my chin on my keyboard every time I look at your pictures :))))) Words to describe what you do just completely and totally fail me.

Keep em’ comin’.

TZH

-- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dead-Wood-Renaissance/361417090585685

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doncutlip

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#14 posted 871 days ago

Now that’s art, i like it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Tim Dahn

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#15 posted 871 days ago

You make the coolest chairs! Amazing talent.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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