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Project by Bradley Sorenson posted 03-11-2014 09:56 PM 1923 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Manzanita legs, juniper shelves, and hours of inlay work. 25 different turquoise inlays over all.
Joining all this, to function as a level book shelf, felt more like sculpting instead of assembling.
Difficult but rewarding.





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 03-11-2014 10:20 PM

that is very cool and unique, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#2 posted 03-11-2014 10:25 PM

beautiful!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#3 posted 03-11-2014 10:36 PM

It is a sculpture! Beautiful.

-- CassieT

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#4 posted 03-11-2014 10:48 PM

Wow, that is piece of art.

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#5 posted 03-11-2014 11:36 PM

That’s western beauty. Well done.

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#6 posted 03-12-2014 12:27 AM

I’d call it creativity and unique. I like your organicity combined with structure, nice work sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 03-12-2014 12:45 AM

There’s a reason it felt like sculpting. And it is a very nice sculpture!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 03-12-2014 12:50 AM

Great imagination. Awesome work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 03-12-2014 04:40 AM

Was worth the effort beautiful work!

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#10 posted 03-12-2014 06:08 AM

That is a wonderful piece of art, great job.

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#11 posted 03-12-2014 09:53 AM

Wow, Its a work of art! This is so beautiful… Great work…

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

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#12 posted 03-12-2014 12:26 PM

looks awesome, that is a great use of natural limbs and flow. What did you use to glue in the turquoise?

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#13 posted 03-12-2014 02:14 PM

Great work Bradley. The more I looked at it , the more I appreciated the beauty of the piece. Checked out your previous projects and was equally impressed. Well done. Keep up the fine, imaginative work.

-- Rod - Oregon

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#14 posted 03-12-2014 02:35 PM

It’s definitely going to be a conversation piece. Very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 03-12-2014 02:45 PM

looks great

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