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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





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majuvla

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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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helluvawreck

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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 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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Dale

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#3 posted 06-01-2013 12:55 PM

Very nice.

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

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#4 posted 06-01-2013 12:56 PM

Great job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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HorizontalMike

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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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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 06-01-2013 02:01 PM

Beautiful work!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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MarkTheFiddler

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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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DocSavage45

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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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Jim Jakosh

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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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deon

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#10 posted 06-01-2013 07:04 PM

Looks good

-- Dreaming patterns

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oldnovice

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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!"

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glynn

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#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

-- jim nevada

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bobasaurus

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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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peteg

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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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scrollingmom

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#15 posted 06-02-2013 12:01 AM

great looking.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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