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Sculpted Wild Pennsylvania wormy Butternut Log one piece Chair with back

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Sculpted Wild Pennsylvania wormy Butternut Log one piece Chair with back Finished with minwax helmsman spar urethane, clear satin.
Rough carved with a chainsaw, then grinder & sander to 400 grit.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/126856337/live-edge-free-form-wormy-butternut?ref=shop_home_active
http://www.around-the-bend.com/

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 03-26-2013 05:03 PM

Now this is a piece of wood!! You have done a magnificent job on this from design to finished chair. You should have zero trouble getting your asking price. Again, just a marvelous job. It’s beautiful!

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

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Tennessee

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#2 posted 03-26-2013 06:37 PM

This is a magnificant piece. I hope people realize the amount of work necessary to take a piece of wood of this size, scope and grain to achieve a finish such as you have, as well as make it functional.
Unfortunately, it is kind of a niche piece. It will take a special buyer with a special decor to buy it, but you have really knocked it out of the park!

-- Tsunami Guitars and Custom Woodworking, Cleveland, TN

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#3 posted 03-26-2013 07:02 PM

awesome!. hey, what sort of grinder do you use after the chainsaw?

-- atta boy Clarence!

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Hawaiilad

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#4 posted 03-26-2013 08:11 PM

Ted I really like your work. These chairs are really great. I know many hours were put into them

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 03-26-2013 09:08 PM

WOW! VERY IMPRESSIVE.

-- Gerry (the beginner), Gatineau, QC, Canada

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roy

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#6 posted 03-26-2013 10:10 PM

very cool !!

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#7 posted 03-27-2013 12:44 AM

These are so cool. They are on my to do list. Beautiful work.

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

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 03-27-2013 03:42 AM

Really, some truly amazing work. Sure is something you don’t see everyday. Just wondering what a chunk of wood like that weighs.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 03-27-2013 05:48 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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kjwoodworking

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#10 posted 03-28-2013 08:28 PM

awesome as usual Ted.

-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com

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#11 posted 03-29-2013 03:50 AM

Amazing!

-- “Anyone who doesn’t think money is grown on trees hasn’t bought any lumber lately.” www.facebook.com/johnsonandsons72

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#12 posted 05-29-2013 08:54 PM

very nice.

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