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Project by jeffro posted 08-23-2012 05:46 PM 12222 views 75 times favorited 101 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.

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-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 08-23-2012 05:56 PM

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.

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smoke

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#2 posted 08-23-2012 05:56 PM

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

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 05:58 PM

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

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#4 posted 08-23-2012 06:01 PM

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

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itsmic

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#5 posted 08-23-2012 06:04 PM

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

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#6 posted 08-23-2012 06:17 PM

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

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#7 posted 08-23-2012 06:19 PM

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 - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#8 posted 08-23-2012 06:21 PM

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)

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Mark A. DeCou

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#9 posted 08-23-2012 06:22 PM

this has to be my favorite yet, wow.

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

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#10 posted 08-23-2012 06:27 PM

Jaw-dropping ! I am more than amazed !

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

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#11 posted 08-23-2012 06:35 PM

Beautiful work as usual. Very nice job.

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

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Mark A. DeCou

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#12 posted 08-23-2012 06:45 PM

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

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#13 posted 08-23-2012 06:59 PM

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

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#14 posted 08-23-2012 07:14 PM

Awsome work, awsome photo

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 08-23-2012 07:50 PM

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.....

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