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Project by hap posted 08-11-2008 08:52 AM 1144 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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this tree was going to be burned.i asked if i could have it. the guy said i had 30 mins, to get it off
his land or it was going in the fire. ran home and got my chain saw. and worked fast.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 08-11-2008 11:10 AM

that is one cool lamp stand!
Great little story there too… 30 min! Yikes, not much time.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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bamasawduster

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#2 posted 08-11-2008 12:45 PM

Awesome. How did you get the cord through that crooked tree?

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 08-11-2008 12:49 PM

Beautiful, some people just don’t have an eye for natures art.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Callum Kendall

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#4 posted 08-11-2008 01:44 PM

Very cool!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Yettiman

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#5 posted 08-11-2008 03:30 PM

Very nice, and I LOVE the idea that it was saved from the fire place.

It looks great

-- Keep your tools sharp, your mind sharper and the coffee hot

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hap

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#6 posted 08-11-2008 03:34 PM

to run the wiring. i drilled a hole for the stem about 4 ins. then used wire staples to run it down the back.
thanks for all the comment’s.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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sharad

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#7 posted 08-11-2008 03:35 PM

A very beautiful piece of lamp from a crooked tree. Appreciate your fast action in getting it. You must have used a flexible piece of copper wire to draw the electric wire. Am I right?
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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PaBull

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#8 posted 08-11-2008 03:49 PM

This is cool. You saved it from the BURNING FIRE and made it into a SHINING LIGHT. It has something biblical to it, doesn’t it.

Thanks for sharing.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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brianinpa

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#9 posted 08-11-2008 07:53 PM

Nice save! I was going to ask how you got the wire through the tree, but Rob beat me to it. With this project you can shed some light on future plans and projects.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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