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Forum topic by longgone posted 06-04-2014 10:52 PM 1453 views 0 times favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-04-2014 10:52 PM

I just got 4 really large cypress knees and plan to use one or two these as part as part of my display when we do shows. Since I like to sculpt sinker cypress and the boxes sell well this seemed like a good addition to the display.

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#1 posted 06-04-2014 11:03 PM

Wow! How tall are those?

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#2 posted 06-04-2014 11:10 PM

They are really interesting. I think they will add some wow factor to your booth. Once they walk in… ya got ‘em.

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#3 posted 06-04-2014 11:17 PM


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#4 posted 06-04-2014 11:42 PM

That’s some big uns.

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#5 posted 06-04-2014 11:48 PM

Nice knees!

Always good to add flavor to the booth.

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#6 posted 06-04-2014 11:48 PM

I can turn 4 good size pens with those. :D

If you use them as display in your shows, just make sure nobody can knock one over. Nice knees!

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#7 posted 06-04-2014 11:56 PM

well greg, the next thing you will do is dress like tarzan and swing from knee to knee, with a box under your arm…LOL…I JUST HAD TO SLIP THAT IN….are you going to sand these or sculpt them some, it would be cool to be able to set some small boxes within some small shelves to grind out…what do you think of that….am i not a genius or not….:)

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#8 posted 06-05-2014 12:46 AM

My niece has several of these and asked what I could make with them. I had no ideas at all so will anxiously await your magic!

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#9 posted 06-05-2014 03:17 AM

I like these just as they are and don’t plan to make anything out of them because they have a natural character and beauty of their own. I have made lamps out of smaller ones in the past. However, these will be used for decorations in my booth and decorations in my office.
They are a bit over 6 ft. tall.

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#10 posted 06-05-2014 01:18 PM

They are pretty ‘stately’ looking just as they are.

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#11 posted 06-05-2014 01:34 PM

Kick @$$... those are amazing knees!!

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#12 posted 06-06-2014 01:51 PM

Nice Greg

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#13 posted 06-09-2014 11:59 AM

Wow Greg! Those will really spice up your display even more. They’ll be a lot to pack tho.

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