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Project by jeffro posted 10-27-2012 09:09 PM 2994 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built from salvaged maple and redwood. Chunks that floated up over the years, I free hand slabbed the pieces then planed them, it was a pretty long process with caveman tools (use what you got) This was one of my first drawer projects. I think I might stick to twisted stuff lol Finished with poly.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 09:22 PM

Nice looking. Great work as always.

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

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#2 posted 10-27-2012 09:26 PM

oh its a beautiful piece for sure, and you signature is there for sure, i love the piece, i can see where you would feel to stick to twisted and gnarly wood, if i had my choice, i would too…but non the less this is beautiful and i think you did yourself proud.

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

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 09:57 PM

great piece.excellent workmanship.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 10-27-2012 10:09 PM

I really like it…Excellent….!

-- 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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Kevin

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 12:00 AM

Wow, an amazing piece of live edge furniture.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 12:38 AM

Very nice and love pic #4….......brilliant!

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

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 01:04 AM

Another beautiful one of a kind Jeffro project! I love the drawer pulls. Your stuff is truly museum worthy.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 10-28-2012 01:28 AM

Cool build and design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Druid

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#9 posted 10-28-2012 03:34 AM

Yet another beauty. The artistry and imagination that you put into each project is wonderful. Whoever ends up owning this one is lucky.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Roger

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#10 posted 10-28-2012 11:42 AM

Like everything about this build. Very exquisite

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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mmh

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#11 posted 10-28-2012 01:14 PM

LOVE IT! A beautiful and sturdy piece! I love the figured maple, one of my favorites!

That’s quite a sock drawer alarm!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 10-28-2012 02:53 PM

Great work, The drawers and handle are really cool.. I like all of it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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majuvla

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#13 posted 10-28-2012 03:45 PM

It’s totaly funny and crazy in positive way.Sure it looks alive and scary too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Grumpymike

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#14 posted 10-28-2012 06:26 PM

Wow that is awesome! Power tools vs: Hnad tools? Well as my dad used to say “The proof is in the puddin’”
You have truley proven your point here.
I wish I had your artistic eye.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#15 posted 10-28-2012 09:22 PM

I like it!!!

-- BN in Indiana

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