Rustic Bench in Paute Ecuador

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Project by FlyingMLB posted 03-11-2015 05:49 PM 1408 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Rustic Bench in Paute Ecuador
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No, I didn’t make this but wanted to share with all of you. We just returned from a 2 month trip to Ecuador. we see lots of this type of furniture especially in the Indigenous areas of the country. However, more and more we see new construction like this…to sell to the crazy “Gringos” for ridiculous prices by Ecuadorean standards. I have no idea what kind of wood this is, just a very cool design. Of course this one was made with hand tools…probably a machete. This was in front of a little restaurant that served only chicken (pollo) cooked over charcoal just outside of Paute Ecuador..

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#1 posted 03-11-2015 06:17 PM

Shouda oughter brought some of that wood back with you on the plane, Dude! I’m sure they would have let you carry it on if you held it in your lap all the way.

Fun stuff!


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#2 posted 03-12-2015 02:59 PM

That is creative but doesn’t look like it would be very comfortable to sit in.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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