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A chunk of hollow log about 13” high, with a patinated bronze finish.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate





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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 147 days ago

What are your plans for it?

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Clint Searl

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#2 posted 147 days ago

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 146 days ago

Good one, Clint. That looks like an Eames chair next to it?? I had just repaired one of them last month.
How did you cut the inside truly round?
What did yo use to make the bronze finish?

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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Clint Searl

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#4 posted 146 days ago

Jim, I get the round glass cut to overlap the hollow, then use it to trace the inset, then carefully route it out by hand.

I get the bronze coating and patina solution from sculptnouveau.com. It’s fun, if a bit unpredictable.

It is an Eames that I purchased 35 years ago at a fraction of today’s price. I love it.

Here’s another one I’m working on:

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 146 days ago

Really cool idea

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Roger

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#6 posted 142 days ago

Could be a cooler for a few extra Guinness’

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 141 days ago

Great idea, it makes a cool and unique side table. Like the finish. Great job!

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