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Project by Steve Esterby posted 05-06-2012 03:49 PM 2281 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

both of these benches are made from the same type of driftwood with the grey taken off one and one left natural. The tops are fir from cape blanco on the southern oregon coast and the legs are dead standing madrone from the forest behind my house. The madrone dies because the rest of the forest out grew it and it lost the light. fun wood to work with because it is spalted so every piece has a different look.

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





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PaBull

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#1 posted 05-06-2012 07:41 PM

Very nice, I like your style.
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 05-06-2012 08:47 PM

Well, you’ve created useful benches from drifted wood instead puting them in fire. I like the idea and the way you put them together.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#3 posted 05-06-2012 09:34 PM

Beautiful….the finished one is very very nice.

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

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GenerationWW

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#4 posted 05-06-2012 10:42 PM

Very cool, I agree with jaykaypur, the finished one stands out!

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#5 posted 05-06-2012 11:05 PM

I really like these. GOOD JOB

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#6 posted 05-07-2012 01:54 AM

I like these

very nice

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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steliart

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#7 posted 05-07-2012 04:14 PM

love it

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 05-08-2012 12:35 AM

Hi Steve, as always your furniture designs are beautiful, very nicely done.

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

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#9 posted 05-08-2012 01:46 AM

I like the way these look.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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Beachysherri

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#10 posted 08-04-2012 05:23 PM

Wow, natural beauty !

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