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Hi All, I am working on a coffee table that will have sides that are basically a "swamp scene" and a top that will be made from local hickory. The bottom shelf will be determined.. I am thinking of using wavy 1/8 x 3/4 band stock that interlocks to create a water with ripples effect..need to try it and see how it looks. Here is one panel, in need of some cleanup but it shows the idea, It contains cattails, some fiddlehead ferns and some other things that I don't know what to call LOL. The cattails were made with some pipe fullered down to make sausages what were closed up around 1/4 rod sto
This piece comes from a sketch I drew up in the 2011/12 winter. I modified the look to be thin and tall, I just felt like it would look better. All of the iron was forged from 2” x ¼” bar stock, with exception of the cattail stems (1/4” round rod). The frame is textured with “hit & miss” texture, I ran past the confines of the frame because I wanted to add depth to the piece and life. Living things don’t care about the boarders or bounds that you might want them to live with in-they grow were the sun draws them. Adding the dragonflies really brought the piece together and made all aspects