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Project by John Choponis posted 11-13-2012 12:36 AM 1062 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a shallow Maple burl that I wanted to save as much as possible, this is what I came up with. Finish is bar top epoxy.

John





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Dale

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#1 posted 11-13-2012 12:52 AM

Beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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jap

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#2 posted 11-13-2012 02:03 AM

that’s a sweet idea

-- Joel

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#3 posted 11-13-2012 03:40 AM

Very unique. Love it.

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

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#4 posted 11-13-2012 07:19 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 11-13-2012 03:02 PM

you did a masterful job of joining them together. A beautiful piece.

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

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#6 posted 11-13-2012 05:26 PM

Beautiful – the bar top epoxy makes it look like it has a layer of ice on it.

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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#7 posted 11-13-2012 08:05 PM

Very Beautiful!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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mondak

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#8 posted 11-13-2012 09:33 PM

I have some box elder burl and I’m gonna borrow (steal) your idea. I like it.

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#9 posted 11-13-2012 10:07 PM

Its natural edge gives it the perfect look!

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#10 posted 11-14-2012 03:40 AM

John,

What a wonderful idea! We always feel bad when we see a burl end up in shavings from lathing it all away! You have really taken advantage of its beauty.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 11-14-2012 11:33 AM

I like the way you turned that. Never thought of it. Very nice.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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