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Project by Cozmo35 posted 654 days ago 3129 views 2 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In learning the art of woodworking, I have always strived to make the current project nicer than the last. Well, I was cleaning up in and around the ol wood shop when I noticed a various motley crew of wood pieces in a pile. I picked up a piece and thought “how ugly is that!” Then I remembered that the most knurled up piece of wood is the prettiest projects. I picked up the pieces and slapped them together in the most out of whack, crooked and weirdest way I knew how. I tried to make it as a far to the opposite end of the spectrum from what I am use to doing.
This is what I came up with.
I call it
“THE UGLY”

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX





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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 654 days ago

I’m speechless…!

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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patron

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#2 posted 654 days ago

looks like you succeeded in a big way

you may have talents you never dreamed of

find a gallery (that will show it)

dress and talk funny

you just might be ‘discovered’

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Mike Gager

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#3 posted 654 days ago

would probably sell on etsy as modern art for a couple grand

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Enoelf

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#4 posted 654 days ago

It speaks to me.
It speaks of the darkest hour before the dawn and the coming of the new day as the sun triumphantly rises on it’s pre-described arc while mere mortals peer upon it’s glory through the squinted eyes of ignorance and longing!
Thanks for sharing (I think! :-)
Well done!

-- Central Ohio, Still got 9 and 15/16 fingers!

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 654 days ago

Success. It does have a primordial look about it.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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jerrells

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#6 posted 654 days ago

I HAVE NEVER SEEN ANY THING LIKE IT!!!

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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Gary

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#7 posted 654 days ago

MY WORD!!! Is there no beginning to this man’s talent???

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 654 days ago

If put in a art show with the right name like” strife ” or “the new world” it would bring $ 50.000 but only about $5.00 with out the “yellawood” tag :)
You’ve started a new art form ,in hot rod cars they have “rat rods” that are not finished on the outside at all, why not
“rat art” ?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Cozmo35

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#9 posted 654 days ago

Patron, some people think I already dress (camo shorts & tie dye t-shirt) and talk (cajun country) funny.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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patron

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#10 posted 654 days ago

you are well on your way then

this touches me
in a way
no tomato soup can
ever did

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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degoose

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#11 posted 654 days ago

And how…..ANDY!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Time2beupinAZ

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#12 posted 654 days ago

Ok you win…......

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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oldnovice

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#13 posted 654 days ago

You copied my last effort … but I tossed it since it made my wife a little ill (humor intended)!

If we truly now have the UGLY and the site is filled with GOOD, all we need is the BAD!

Any candidates? We could have a new category of projects!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Gary

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#14 posted 654 days ago

Problem is, Coz….you think they’re wrong…
I talked to Dan (Mav) he’s thinking of sending one of his wagons over for you
He wants to (get you) help

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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GrandpaLen

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#15 posted 654 days ago

Cozmo,

This is what I would imagine to find as the last item, if you were to search every site on the World Wide Web. ;-)

And it would be titled “Procastination Be Damned”.

...but seriously Cozmo, now that you have used the last pieces of wood in your stash, go forth, with a clear conscience, and seek out the nearest lumber yard.

Work Safely and have Fun (at least as much as Cozmo does). – Grandpa Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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