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Twisted juniper display table pedestal for 3 head taxidermy mount

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Project by Tim & Candy Hicks posted 139 days ago 1236 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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…..

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 139 days ago

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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Net55

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#2 posted 139 days ago

I love it, sharp looking piece!

-- Bill, SW Florida

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Tim & Candy Hicks

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#3 posted 139 days ago

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”

-- www.rmtwist.com

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oldrivers

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#4 posted 139 days ago

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.

-- LAUS DEO!

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Max

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#5 posted 139 days ago

Candy,

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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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 139 days ago

Great display of the wood as well as the mounts.

-- 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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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 139 days ago

Hard to create anything that tops mother nature.
I bet sanding that piece was a chore.
Looks great.

-- Having fun...Eric

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 139 days ago

Awesome display!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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lightweightladylefty

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#9 posted 139 days ago

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!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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steve_in_ohio

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#10 posted 139 days ago

wow, that is really cool, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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cgm_md

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#11 posted 139 days ago

you sir, are an artist. i just cut wood at 90 degree angles and glue it together….

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Bearpie

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#12 posted 139 days ago

Hard to say which is more awesome, so I guess it’s a tie! Both are masterpieces.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Tim & Candy Hicks

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#13 posted 138 days ago

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.

-- www.rmtwist.com

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 138 days ago

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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