LumberJocks

horse from the sea

  • Advertise with us
Project by jeffro posted 685 days ago 11384 views 71 times favorited 100 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built from salvaged driftwood, years of collecting to capture the life and energy of this piece the beauty riding the horse also helped me create it, building this piece took several months, and evan getting some good shots took alot of preparation and planing, and a bottle of sauce for some friends with the machine to move it. All the roots in this piece are mainly cedar and red wood, I tryed not to manipulate the natural pieces too much, it is held together by counter sunk screws and bolts and plugged off.

Thanks for looking Lj’s
www.facebook.com/jeffrouitto
www.jeffrouitto.com

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





100 comments so far

View Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor's profile (online now)

Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

4896 posts in 1891 days


#1 posted 685 days ago

What a fantastic piece! You create some very unique and beautiful work. It is good that your wife/girlfriend was able to help you create it. I do not seem to be able to get my wife interrested in working in my woodshop.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

View smoke's profile

smoke

123 posts in 1604 days


#2 posted 685 days ago

remarkable! breath-taking! truly awesome. i don’t think there are words to describe the beauty you create. thanks for sharing your incredible talents.

View Mauricio's profile

Mauricio

6729 posts in 1734 days


#3 posted 685 days ago

Wow, if you look really closely and concentrate really hard you can actually see a wooden driftwood horse in that picture! ha ha ha.

Great sculpture man, I another amazing work of art.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

View crashn's profile

crashn

517 posts in 1048 days


#4 posted 685 days ago

My gosh, not only is there a beautiful girl in the first photo, but a horse sculpture also!

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

View itsmic's profile

itsmic

1419 posts in 1701 days


#5 posted 685 days ago

Spectacular Sculpture, This piece and pics demonstrate Your Artistic style and talent in the best way, Our enjoyment and wonder!!! Great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

View Druid's profile

Druid

585 posts in 1378 days


#6 posted 685 days ago

Now this one took some superb imagination as well as a lot of skill. Wonderful piece that anyone would love to own and display. Great job.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

View BTimmons's profile

BTimmons

2053 posts in 1068 days


#7 posted 685 days ago

Clicked for the girl, stayed for the horse. Seriously though, that’s an amazing piece. The best sculpture just exudes raw vitality. That’s the best way I can put it. The horse looks like it could just gallop away if it wanted to.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

View Spoontaneous's profile

Spoontaneous

1282 posts in 1913 days


#8 posted 685 days ago

I’ve fallen and I can’t giddyup. Inspiring work!

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

View Mark A. DeCou's profile

Mark A. DeCou

1973 posts in 2988 days


#9 posted 685 days ago

this has to be my favorite yet, wow.

m

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

View MonteCristo's profile

MonteCristo

2092 posts in 771 days


#10 posted 685 days ago

Jaw-dropping ! I am more than amazed !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

View jaykaypur's profile

jaykaypur

3219 posts in 991 days


#11 posted 685 days ago

Beautiful work as usual. Very nice job.

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

View Mark A. DeCou's profile

Mark A. DeCou

1973 posts in 2988 days


#12 posted 685 days ago

ha, I can tell I’m getting old, I didn’t even notice the girl until I read the other comments above.

You are on a plain above us, I think I should just sell my tools and ….....

again,
wow.

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

View chrisstef's profile

chrisstef

10233 posts in 1589 days


#13 posted 685 days ago

oh my …. quite possibly the most inticate use of mother natures gifts i have ever seen. You have completely outdone anything i have ever seen in that realm of woodworking. Have another drink on me!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

3146 posts in 1450 days


#14 posted 685 days ago

Awsome work, awsome photo

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View Time2beupinAZ's profile

Time2beupinAZ

451 posts in 1545 days


#15 posted 685 days ago

That is simply amazing. I love this piece of art you have created.

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

showing 1 through 15 of 100 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase