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Project by degoose posted 12-02-2012 08:37 AM 1628 views 3 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a little hairy oak laying around.. it had been through a bush fire and was all burnt…almost all.
Cut a small piece off the bottom and drilled holes in both bits and inserted some clocks…
That is about it…came out quite well … first one with the brass bezel sold straight away at the market yesterday… and had a lot of comments about the blue faced one today…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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prattman

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#1 posted 12-02-2012 08:44 AM

Great use of what was left, they look very nice. I like the contrast that the blue face has with the wood.

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 09:44 AM

Sometimes you can do well at those fire sales.
I like em’.......................

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 11:16 AM

Like the piece. Great idea for a desk clock.

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

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#4 posted 12-02-2012 11:55 AM

Nice idea to use the partially burned wood as a display. These look great.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#5 posted 12-02-2012 12:44 PM

Very nice! Imaginative!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 12-02-2012 12:51 PM

You have an eye for transforming wood blemishes into art. Makes me want to take out the blowtorch.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#7 posted 12-02-2012 12:52 PM

Larry that is good use of smal piece of pretty wood. too nice to discard!!
They are cool! I have never heard of hairy oak. You have so many more neat woods over there!!

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

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#8 posted 12-02-2012 12:55 PM

Great job! Simple yet classy

-- Doug

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#9 posted 12-02-2012 01:32 PM

Beautifully Burnt!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#10 posted 12-02-2012 02:15 PM

A wee offcut a bit of thought and your customer

has a unique piece. It don’t get better.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#11 posted 12-02-2012 02:23 PM

Nice idea, Larry.

Lee

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#12 posted 12-02-2012 02:54 PM

well done good use of wood
thanks ffor sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#13 posted 12-02-2012 03:31 PM

Turning a frog into a princess..? Nice use of a piece of wood most would have not thought of using.

-- 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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#14 posted 12-02-2012 03:54 PM

Nice work Larry

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#15 posted 12-02-2012 04:02 PM

larry your so good you can even make the burned oak look great, its that rustic look …and i love it, the blue faced clock is really cool…

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

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