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Project by elcowboy posted 05-02-2013 12:59 AM 1838 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made mostly out of plywood and painted to look distressed. 2 thick coats of matte lacquer.





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Buckethead

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#1 posted 05-02-2013 01:18 AM

Very nicely done.

Looks like you took some old parts, som ply, and made a work of art. Nice distressing too. Plenty of work in that by itself.

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ASUAlumni02

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#2 posted 05-02-2013 03:50 AM

I like it….it is artistic and different

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#3 posted 05-02-2013 04:10 AM

Looks fantastic, it will definitely attract attention in any surroundings.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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elcowboy

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#4 posted 05-02-2013 04:48 AM

The front is made entirelly out of a sheet of plywood, just used a jigsaw and a router to simulate everything. Nothing opens from the front, just the back.

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#5 posted 05-02-2013 05:19 AM

Very cool piece

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#6 posted 05-02-2013 05:43 AM

Thanx!

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#7 posted 05-02-2013 06:17 AM

Funky. I like it…..............................

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

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Lenka Design Workshop

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#8 posted 05-02-2013 07:25 AM

Great piece of Art!
Can you tell us more on how to do the distressing?

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 05-02-2013 12:03 PM

How cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! how did I miss these projects?????

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

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JRPortman

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#10 posted 05-02-2013 12:31 PM

very cool, love the idea of making the front out of a single sheet of ply. and making it new, i bet you didn’t have to breathe a single micron of lead based paint!

-- J.R.Portman, New Orleans, http://www.jrportman.com

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 05-02-2013 01:34 PM

Nice piece. It’s a real eye catcher.

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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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 05-03-2013 06:11 PM

It’s so shabby chic. I like very much the worn out look especially the front part. It’s very creative and appealing. Great job!

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#13 posted 05-04-2013 05:19 PM

Great job! I agree the creativity is excellent and you pulled off the distressed look really well

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