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Project by hairy posted 10-30-2012 03:46 PM 976 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Certainly inspired by Zia. I was lucky enough to live in New Mexico in the early 70’s. I would like to go back for a visit , but haven’t been able to talk my wife into it yet.

It’s just what I need to bring some cheer on the first cold day of the season. We’re catching the tail end of Sandy. I hope you folks that got the storm are ok.

I cut dadoes half the thickness, ripped it into strips and rotated 90 degrees.

Bald cypress. 28” rays, 14” disk. 2 coats of kilz primer and 2 coats of exterior latex.

-- stay thirsty my friends...





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#1 posted 10-30-2012 04:32 PM

I like it ,very cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-30-2012 04:54 PM

Nice one, Hairy.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#3 posted 10-30-2012 11:04 PM

Great gob on that one hairy!!...................Jim

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

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#4 posted 10-30-2012 11:24 PM

well done Hairy … looks very nice

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

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#5 posted 10-31-2012 04:46 AM

Thought you might appreciate my version: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/72351. I like that symbol too.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#6 posted 11-01-2012 11:58 AM

NIIIIICCCCE!!!!!!!!

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#7 posted 11-01-2012 03:51 PM

That’s a nice design, Hairy. It looks good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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

What a way to brighten your back yard and remind yourself of your times as a young man. Here’s hoping another expatriate drives by, notices it, and smiles.
You do great re-creations of ordinary and symbolic things.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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