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This particular piece of juniper is actually a root that we had dug up. We used burled pine for the “tables”. It took 65 hours to sandblast, sand and oil…..
Mar 13, 2014
Tim & Candy Hicks
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#1 posted 03-12-2014 07:13 PM
WOW is all I can say. What hunter wouldn’t want to display his mounts on this beautiful piece of wood?
-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"
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#2 posted 03-12-2014 07:20 PM
I love it, sharp looking piece!
-- Bill, SW Florida
#3 posted 03-12-2014 07:21 PM
Grant, thank you for the comment. This piece was a lot of fun to watch come together and see it completed. My husband and I absolutely love our “job”
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#4 posted 03-12-2014 07:24 PM
Awesome, blows my mind, what a beautiful combination. Being a woodworker and a Deer hunter wheee doggy you rang my bell! The root is strikingly Beautiful and the HIGH scoring Bucks on top, well, I would just like to see one of that size in the wild(I have seen the in the pen) much less wearing my tag.
-- Soli Deo gloria!
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#5 posted 03-12-2014 08:10 PM
You and your husband continue to take what nature provides and turn it into a wonderful and beautiful works of art. The hours and work you put into the pieces you craft turn them into amazing works….
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#6 posted 03-12-2014 08:30 PM
Great display of the wood as well as the mounts.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
Eric in Florida.
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#7 posted 03-12-2014 10:11 PM
Hard to create anything that tops mother nature.I bet sanding that piece was a chore.Looks great.
-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford
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#8 posted 03-13-2014 12:09 AM
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#9 posted 03-13-2014 03:34 AM
Tim and Candy,
Every piece you create is a masterpiece! Is that set of mounts actually displayed in someone’s home? It must be massive!
-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.
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#10 posted 03-13-2014 09:57 AM
wow, that is really cool, great work
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
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#11 posted 03-13-2014 01:59 PM
you sir, are an artist. i just cut wood at 90 degree angles and glue it together….
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#12 posted 03-13-2014 02:25 PM
Hard to say which is more awesome, so I guess it’s a tie! Both are masterpieces.
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
#13 posted 03-13-2014 09:46 PM
Thank you all for the comments and compliments. It is very pleasing and humbling. We enjoy working with the juniper and keeping the free form movement to all of it. We admire those of you who can work with straight lines, angles and glue…. we are at a loss when it come to that type of work.
Yes this piece went to a customer in Texas who will have it displayed in his trophy room.
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#14 posted 03-14-2014 12:23 AM
I admire all of your creations but this one just went to the top of my list. WOW! Y’all are artists!
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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