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Project by grizzman posted 03-12-2010 05:01 PM 2309 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a lamp i made a couple of years ago, it came from an old fence post that is on our family ranch…and came from a tree that was 400 to 500 years old…...i carved and shaped it also using some of its natural designs… am working on getting a custom lamp shade made that will add to this projects beauty, the base of the lamp is black walnut, thank you for taking a look…..grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#1 posted 03-12-2010 05:09 PM

Now I know why you spend time in the woods looking for tree trunks!\
Nice work, Grizz. I really like the rustic nature of the piece.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 03-12-2010 05:41 PM

Very nice grizz,

Try posting it next time with out the bear carvings. My wife is a nut for bear carvings.
I will try to keep her from looking…. Hey look the grand kids are here. That will distract her.

Thanks for posting.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#3 posted 03-12-2010 06:34 PM

Nice stuff Grizzman!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#4 posted 03-12-2010 06:43 PM

You’re the man Bob, that is gorgeous. Man nothing can produce anything close to nature, right? How ya been feeling old friend? Well I hope, I took a nose dive the other day which precipitated a trip to the Dr. She said I’d live which was great news of course. Stay upright, it don’t hurt so much. Stay healthy you old bear, mike – ps did you carve those bears behind the lamp?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 03-12-2010 06:50 PM

Beautiful lamp Grizz and it’s nice to have something from home. You should post it again when you get the shade done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 03-12-2010 06:54 PM

Very nice piece of work!!

-- Happiness is being covered in sawdust

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#7 posted 03-12-2010 08:07 PM

jockmike2: feel well!!

Grizz: Yet another beautiful, and totally unique, piece!


-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 03-12-2010 08:26 PM

nice piece grizz

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#9 posted 03-12-2010 09:28 PM

Very nice. I’ll stay tuned to see how the shade turns out. I’ve made several natural form table lamps and haven’t found a shade that quite matches. Like everything else, I fear I need to make my own…

-- Tony -

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#10 posted 03-12-2010 11:42 PM

Grizz I just love that kind of work….I thank you for posting

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#11 posted 03-12-2010 11:44 PM

Freaky looking!

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#12 posted 03-13-2010 12:28 AM

You certainly have an eye for this…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#13 posted 03-13-2010 06:44 AM

Great job Grizz. A nice piece of wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#14 posted 03-13-2010 08:28 AM

Great job on that lamp. It looks awsome. Keep those projects comming.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#15 posted 03-13-2010 08:30 AM

IMPRESSIVE! Thanks for the post.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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