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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 275 days ago 711 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So my dog decided that the stuffed ottoman that we had looked a lot like the stuffed squeeky toys that we bring him and he had a grand old time gutting it beyond repair.
Not sure that he is convinced that what he did was wrong, I felt it wise to stay away from replacing it with another upholstered version.
This is solid cherrry, the “cushion” from a block about 5×12x17. The carving was fairly easy and I turned the legs all as one and then cut them apart.
Finished with shellac and paste wax.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#1 posted 275 days ago

very, very cool. really like the idea. my granmother would love it if i made her one. dont mind if i copy your idea for a gift do you?

-- David Milton colville washington

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#2 posted 275 days ago

Someone is going to sit on that expecting a soft landing. Nice carving job!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#3 posted 275 days ago

Great story and a wonderful piece! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 275 days ago

cool really clever idea
and i hope your dog keeps his paws off !!

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#5 posted 275 days ago

Very cool project, looks great…..What does the dog think..LOL

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

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#6 posted 274 days ago

Amaizing effect! Verry cool project.Without knowing I would say it’s real leather.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 271 days ago

That’s gorgeous and one of a kind. The cushion sculpting looks amazing, very clever idea. Excellent work!

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