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Project by jeffro posted 646 days ago 3329 views 16 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built from found cedar roots, the main seat root Ive been saving for a few years, when I first found it, it was up a river a half mile or so, I waited and kept an eye on it for for about a year and a half untell it washed down far enough to get it. It looks like it grew out of a hill side at one time. It was pretty tricky to find a arch shape that would mimic the seat for the back rest over all im happy with the balance of this piece. Finished with poly, its about 80 inches long and 48 inches wide, seat is 16 1/2 inches high.

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www.jeffrouitto.comuilt from found cedar roots

-- Jeffro,knockonwood





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peteg

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#1 posted 646 days ago

Well worth the wait Jeffro. another great & creative piece.
How big is it????
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Dennisgrosen

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#2 posted 646 days ago

what a buty creative piece :-)
like the wood you used as the back to the seat
not easy to work with the nature but you did it with bravour :-)
thanks for sharing with us

Dennis

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junipercanyon

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#3 posted 646 days ago

Awesome piece. I am always excited to see your projects, I’ve noticed I see a lot of possibilities all around me every time I go out hunting for wood from the inspiration I get from your work. Thanks for posting.

-- Juniper Canyon Design

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jeffro

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#4 posted 646 days ago

Nice, I love to inspire and appreciate being inspired

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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HalDougherty

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#5 posted 646 days ago

Wow, every piece you produce is a work of art. I’m impressed as always. This is a fantastic bench.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 646 days ago

As others have said Wow this is a wildly cool bench

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Dez

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#7 posted 646 days ago

Very nice!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 646 days ago

Tastefully done. Oozing with much opulence.

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tinnman65

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#9 posted 646 days ago

This is just one very cool bench, fantastic job!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 646 days ago

Awesome as always. Looking at your posting causes me to look at every branch differently.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 646 days ago

very nice work Jeffro

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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waho6o9

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#12 posted 646 days ago

Amazing work Jeffro.
I love the Fibonacci look as well.

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grizzman

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#13 posted 646 days ago

wow, this is a beauty, you were right to wait for this one, patience is it…you put together the right pieces and came up with a fantastic bench, lost of sanding on this, i can tell its super smooth…im working on a natural piece myself, its going to be nakashima stye…walnut…ive waited a long time for the right pieces for this one, maybe you will like it, i hope you comment on it when i get it done…i just love your work and style, its the exact same style that i love the most, yep…you did it again…...maybe one day i can come that way, pitch my tent on the beach or river bank and work with you for a few days or a few weeks, that would be a dream…keep at it…grizz

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

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jaykaypur

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#14 posted 646 days ago

Graceful lines and a sweet seat!

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

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LeroyTheLips

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#15 posted 646 days ago

That is one nice piece of work

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