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Driftwood/Rainwood Sculptural Art (Kanagawa)

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Project by nakedwood posted 448 days ago 750 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a piece of wood that was on top of a rock pile for around 30 years. It’s not driftwood because it was never in a body of water. I call it rainwood because after being on a rock pile for a long time the rain has shaped it into it’s current form. I spent around 15 hours of hand sanding and made a barn wood base. The base is a piece of barn siding with some maple inlays for decoration and structural stability.

It’s called Kanagawa because it reminded me of the famous Kanagawa tidal wave painting. The base is a silhouette of that painting. The entire piece is finished with several coats of tung oil.

-- Beau Lasiewicz





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 448 days ago

That a beauty. So natural!!!!!!!!!

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

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Bluepine38

2876 posts in 1718 days


#2 posted 447 days ago

Sometimes you just have to listen while the wood talks to you, very nice way of showing what the wood is
doing. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 447 days ago

Your fortunate, It found you. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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