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Project by jeffro posted 03-29-2012 03:31 AM 7863 views 13 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

built from cedar roots cedar burl in the face, burl finished with a two part epoxy with the shine buffed off with steal wool and waxed, the rest is finished with tung oil. I remember that big root in the head board was over a half mile pack out, that’s the beauty of projects is the journey.

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-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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Ryan Haasen

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#1 posted 03-29-2012 03:41 AM

Yet another great piece. I wish I could find such nice wood around where I live. Keep it up.

-- Ryan

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 03:51 AM

THat is just the coolest bed I have ever seen. Great job and great picture

-- Norman

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 04:00 AM

very cool Jeffro

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Steve Esterby

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#4 posted 03-29-2012 04:03 AM

Now thats out of the box! Great job.

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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#5 posted 03-29-2012 04:26 AM

insane!! i love your work!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#6 posted 03-29-2012 04:57 AM

Beautiful work, i hope thats a beach you can drive on, otherwise that would not be a fun mattress trip.

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jeffro

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#7 posted 03-29-2012 05:06 AM

The trick is a blow up mattress and timing the wind kept blowing my bed spread

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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AKSteve

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#8 posted 03-29-2012 05:39 AM

Wow that is one amazing bed, and the craftsmanship is awesome but I am afraid It would give me nightmares LOL.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#9 posted 03-29-2012 05:45 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 03-29-2012 05:52 AM

Awesome! Shows great imagination!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Buche

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#11 posted 03-29-2012 07:12 AM

The cooles bed I have seen in a long time. Bravo!

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#12 posted 03-29-2012 10:05 AM

Very nice. You ought to do a blog on one of your pieces.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#13 posted 03-29-2012 11:12 AM

That’s a Wizard’s bed. When I got the email saying you posted a new project “driftwood bed”... I just knew this wasn’t going to be an ‘ordinary’ driftwood bed. Very unique style you have. This is kind of like a throne bed.

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

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#14 posted 03-29-2012 11:20 AM

beautiful.

-- Mel,

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#15 posted 03-29-2012 12:02 PM

That looks awesome! Just goes to show you the nice curves and body of the wood, needs very little shaping in it’s natural form. You did a great job of showcasing the beauty of this piece. I would love to have something like that in my house. The finish came out great you do really cool work :-)

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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