The man verses nature desk

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Project by jeffro posted 10-02-2012 08:11 AM 3609 views 14 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The man verses nature desk, an interesting collaboration. Gears and cogs from machines of the past joined with something so raw and natural to create something simply functional, the tree is a salvaged coastal spruce my bro Terry came up with the base.

thanks LJ’s

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 10-02-2012 08:16 AM

Jeffro a nice combination

Looks like a good collaboration with

your bro

I can imagine the weight


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 08:17 AM

Really cool. Good imagination.

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

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 08:33 AM

Completely brilliant.

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

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#4 posted 10-02-2012 10:08 AM

Now thats BAD A$$....wish I had a several grand to buy it off of you!!!! (I wouldnt take anything less if I were you!)

-- Isaac- Decatur, GA - "Your woodworking....NOT machining parts for NASA!!!"

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Sam Shakouri

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#5 posted 10-02-2012 10:47 AM

SCARY but nice.

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

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#6 posted 10-02-2012 11:21 AM

Wow, really unique and very interesting. Great table.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 11:50 AM

You have a brilliant imagination! Keep it up!


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#8 posted 10-02-2012 11:57 AM

You have some of the most beautiful and imaginative projects I’ve ever seen. Looking at your list of projects is awe inspiring. Keep up the good work.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#9 posted 10-02-2012 11:58 AM

Wow! That is beautiful!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#10 posted 10-02-2012 12:35 PM

You can sure pic out the super pieces. Way kool. I like the ironworks holdin up the other end. So kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Craig Havran

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#11 posted 10-02-2012 01:32 PM

That is extremely cool. I love this table. Great job combining the two elements. Great work.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#12 posted 10-02-2012 01:43 PM

Wow! Great collaboration of nature and technology. Great work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#13 posted 10-02-2012 01:48 PM

Absolutely impressive, as always.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#14 posted 10-02-2012 02:09 PM

You and your brother work very good as a team. Fantastis piece of art only equalled by your imagination.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#15 posted 10-02-2012 02:35 PM

what a wonderful piece, i really like the mixture of iron and wood, its a great tree being used for just the right piece of functional art, brother did really well on picking the base..thanks

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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