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Project by tinnman65 posted 639 days ago 2621 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my last finished project. This is one of the results from taking a class on mixing these three elements in furniture and sculptor. I would like to start to add some texture to my work when its possible plus its just plain fun playing in mud! The wood is butternut and it really was a nice looking piece of wood but it just seemed to work better ebonized with the black concrete. You can’t see it from the pictures but there is a 36” X 1/2” steel rod running through the concrete used to support the top.This little table is about 46’’ long X 18” high. Thanks for looking.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams





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shipwright

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#1 posted 639 days ago

Wow, what a celebration of textures and colors.
I really like it.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Bagtown

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#2 posted 639 days ago

Beautiful.
I love playing with concrete.

Is the concrete just one piece?

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 639 days ago

That is a sweet combination of material. I love creative projects and I love this one!!

Way to go, Paul!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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tinnman65

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#4 posted 639 days ago

Bagtown, Yes it is just one piece with a mortice cut in the top to accept the tapered concrete.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Bagtown

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#5 posted 639 days ago

Paul, that is a thing. Of beauty.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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whitewulf

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#6 posted 639 days ago

At first I thought the top was concrete, before I zoomed pics…..lol

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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Helgi

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#7 posted 639 days ago

Big like.

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mloy365

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#8 posted 639 days ago

Very nice.

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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spunwood

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#9 posted 639 days ago

Your stuff always amazes me man. Awesome. I know my kids would see it and want to climb all over it…think the table could handle that?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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woodzy

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#10 posted 639 days ago

Nice build. There a lot to like here.

The design is great and your choice of material are bold.

Great work.

-- Anthony

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Jonathan

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#11 posted 639 days ago

Nice combination of not only materials, and the placement of them, but also the forms and lines, both curved and straight, that you’ve included here. I am also becoming more and more a fan of mixed media pieces. Not losing any room in my heart for all-wooden pieces, just becoming more open to other options.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Mean_Dean

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#12 posted 639 days ago

Spectacular!!

-- Dean

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#13 posted 639 days ago

Great job, Paul.

Beautiful design and execution.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Manitario

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#14 posted 639 days ago

amazing design!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 638 days ago

Of absolute charm. Something very unique.

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