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Project by jeffro posted 09-24-2015 04:44 PM 3825 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sculpted Birch chair, I salvaged this wood from a park near by, they took it down do to rotting. It had beautiful grain they had it cut into short lengths but I able to mill up a few chunks and sculpt a couple. I roughed this out a year or two ago and let her dry. finally got er the rest of the way sanded out and shot a few photos a couple days ago. The first pic is a before and after, finished with a poly. I might of worn off some finger prints working on this one.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-24-2015 04:47 PM

You seem to be having way too much fun over there. Beautiful work sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-24-2015 05:18 PM

Nice .

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 09-24-2015 05:21 PM

I am totally amazed with your talent. Keep up the beautiful work.

-- PER Larry

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#4 posted 09-24-2015 06:17 PM

Creativity in wood! That’s you. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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parkprimus

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#5 posted 09-24-2015 06:30 PM

Cool!

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#6 posted 09-24-2015 06:59 PM

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#7 posted 09-24-2015 07:51 PM

You are a sculpting magician.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#8 posted 09-24-2015 08:20 PM

Very nice piece. Your sculpting work is impressive.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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leafherder

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#9 posted 09-24-2015 10:38 PM

Stunningly beautiful! An organic fusion of surrealism and Art Nouveau. It would look right at home in a Salvador Dali painting or sitting in the foyer of an Antoni Gaudi building. Thank you for sharing it with us.

-- Leafherder

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#10 posted 09-24-2015 11:55 PM

Great looking chair! Very organic looking, as though it just kinda formed itself!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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mmh

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#11 posted 09-25-2015 01:53 AM

Isn’t it amazing what beauty can come from within an old log?

This piece has a shy, almost timid personality but it is lovely as it sits there waiting for the right person to embrace it and take it home.

Your work is very pleasing to look at, as each piece has a lot of personality and character and you have an eye and the patience to make the shapes work until they flow with just the right angles and movement. Many have tried to create rustic furniture, but few have the insight to make their work into art.

Nicely executed!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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SafferinOz

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#12 posted 09-25-2015 02:42 AM

You have amazingly released the inner beauty of this log, and created a well balanced piece of furniture!

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#13 posted 09-25-2015 03:06 PM

This piece is a beautiful work of Art! You made the wood speak.RH

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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muesli

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#14 posted 09-27-2015 06:16 PM

Awesome! And that’s not only true for your birch chair, it’s true for all your projects!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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#15 posted 09-27-2015 10:59 PM

Faaanntastic – beautiful soft curves – great.

-- Develop your character -- for it becomes your destiny. Jerry - Mannford, Ok

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