What is Rustic anyway!

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Project by Izzy Swan posted 08-07-2013 11:18 PM 1830 views 6 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ran out in the back yard grabbed some leaves, twigs, and bark and bu8lg a few off the wall rustic pieces! Here are a a few pics of some of the. Finished peices.. it always makes me happy to see what becomes of the natural materials I harvest my self..

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#1 posted 08-07-2013 11:40 PM

that table in picture two is kinda special. I love it. In fact they are all beautiful.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#2 posted 08-08-2013 12:24 AM

Dude. I LIKE those.

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#3 posted 08-08-2013 01:03 AM

WOW WOW WOW i love your style its unique,original and beautifull MORE MORE PROJECTS COMMON MAN hi hi hi

-- BigDan

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#4 posted 08-08-2013 01:29 AM

Izzy, I don’t think those are rustic. May be fine art . . . but not rustic.

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#5 posted 08-08-2013 01:38 AM

That’s beautiful. I love the frame. It looks like stained glass. Amazing!


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#6 posted 08-08-2013 01:56 AM

wow … guess I’m not the only one luvin your work.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 08-08-2013 02:51 AM

Wow.. thank for all the awesome comments! Woodworking is my passion, so great to have others like it! Very happy to have found this site!

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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#8 posted 08-08-2013 04:03 AM

Certainly not characteristically rustic at least not in my mind… Perhaps call these New Age Rustic… But that is just off the cuff… Certainly would label as fine work!!! Cant say I’ve seen much if anything in the same category. Thanks again for sharing…

-- Dan

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#9 posted 08-08-2013 04:41 AM

Maybe you could call it Arts & Crafts Rustic, as it’s more tailored and refined than most rural rustic type of art. It is indeed a very nicely crafted piece. It shows you have spent time in the design as you have in the fabrication.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#10 posted 08-08-2013 06:52 AM

Ya, those are stylin’.....................

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

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#11 posted 08-08-2013 09:34 AM

welcome to LJ’s..that table deserved a posting of it’s own, as does the mirror. Both are wonderful. You have a style all your own.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#12 posted 08-08-2013 10:29 AM

Sweet! Looking great …..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 08-08-2013 11:34 AM

Love the two tables Izzy, and all three projects are amazing…great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#14 posted 08-08-2013 12:27 PM

These are fantastic!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 08-08-2013 07:01 PM

Izzy, do you have any finish on these pieces? Its hard to tell from the photos, but it kind of looks like you’ve used something that isn’t too glossy. One other question. Do you have plans for the frame piece. It would look good with just about anything in it. A mirror or an “old west” type photo that has been distressed would look good.

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