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This piece was made from a kitchen ceiling grid that I removed from a friends house when we redid the lights.It is made of oak,has about 200 pieces and 12 in tall ,turned then carved walnut base and rim
-- jim nevada
Jun 01, 2013
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#1 posted 06-01-2013 12:50 PM
It’s beautiful. Real piece of art.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#2 posted 06-01-2013 12:50 PM
This is a fine piece of work and I love it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#3 posted 06-01-2013 12:55 PM
-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.
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#4 posted 06-01-2013 12:56 PM
-- Wayne - Plymouth MN
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#5 posted 06-01-2013 01:54 PM
Very nice design and quite original. I like it!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#6 posted 06-01-2013 02:01 PM
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#7 posted 06-01-2013 05:04 PM
That is incredible! I can’t even fathom the time investment.
-- Thanks for all the lessons!
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#8 posted 06-01-2013 06:07 PM
200 hundred? which is why it looks so intricate. Your are a patient artist!
-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher
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#9 posted 06-01-2013 06:17 PM
Wow, Jim. I’d be happy to turn that and you have carved it beautifully!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#10 posted 06-01-2013 07:04 PM
-- Dreaming patterns
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#11 posted 06-01-2013 07:27 PM
Good looking artwork and reclaimed on top of that! You can’t beat that with a stick.
How long did it take to glue all the pieces together?
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
#12 posted 06-01-2013 08:30 PM
It took about 10 days to do total but I really dont watch the time in a piece anymore,its art not work
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#13 posted 06-01-2013 08:57 PM
Excellent work. I bet that took a long time to complete. The tree shapes are great.
-- Allen, Colorado
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#14 posted 06-01-2013 10:02 PM
Jim, you are certainly turning out some fabulous pieces right now, love this one, well done again ::))Pete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#15 posted 06-02-2013 12:01 AM
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