WoodWriting Haiku Thursday's --by RusticWoodArt #14: "Enhancing the Atmosphere of My Milieu"

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Enhancing the Atmosphere of My Milieu

....ebullient epiphany,
spirit of wood laughs at i,
emancipated soul
—by flp

”....releasing the spirit of the wood to fulfill its own unique character....”


....and now for the larger picture.

I will be writing more on this one soon, suffice to say for now that this is one leg of a table I am presently working on. This leg and the other leg where cut out of a maple tree some seven years ago and then I intentionally dis-stressed them. The top has a history of it’s own which I have all-ready spent some time writing about here at LJ, and then stopped the processes of where that one was going, since the wood it-self had some-thing to say….and yes, I all-ways listen to the wood.

Also if any are looking at some of my past blogs and wondering about where some of the photos are….well I apologize for their up and down status. I have so many photos on hosting sites and have been experiencing some problems, which are now giving me the opportunity to think of where this is all going, as I may need to update and move some pictures around. Please bear with me as I make some changes and such….

Thank you.

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” smart, work safe, and live, to work the wood….”

-- --frank, NH,

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#1 posted 03-13-2008 02:04 PM


I can’t wait to see the finished product. It should be quite interesting. Hope your thaw has begun.


-- Mark

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#2 posted 03-13-2008 04:20 PM

Nice piece Frank. What did you use to “intentionally distress” it? Chainsaw? Thanks for sharing and even though I am anxious for the final piece, I am able to wait since these things take time.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#3 posted 03-13-2008 11:22 PM

Maybe it’s just my monitor but it looks bluish and looks like a pair of jeans – so considering it looks like a pair of pants, it should make fine legs for your table!

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#4 posted 03-14-2008 01:35 PM

—-hi Mark; ....yes on the count of ‘thaw’, but then maybe I had better watch my tongue in case the snow gods are listening….

—-hi Rob; ....yes, again I love the chainsaw for dis-stressing and just as soon as I show the other side, you will see the curve-i-ture that I put in the wood. Thanks for being able to to wait….I mean these legs have been hangin’ on for seven years now….and I promise to not keep you waiting that long….

—-hi Steve; that you mention it, yes there is a seemingly hint of blue in the wood there. I did not photo adjust any on this one….but once I get the tung oil into the wood, the color should come to a mix of golden richness and sweeping splays of black. And a hardy pair of jeans they are, although there is some spalting also included in the wood….

During the weekend or right after I will be showing some more of this one….and,

Thank you.

-- --frank, NH,

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