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Discussion in 'Habitat and Exhibit' started by mvernelson, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. Lac De Flambeau Dental Campus, WI.
    All of the large I-beams had to be made to match the stained shaved logs. Here is a natural unstained log.
    Heres a shot of the Duct pipe used over the I-beams and a couple of epoxied logs.

    Dalles lathing the center pine tree armature.
    Finished overhead logs.
    With the upper logs finished the base of the tree is hardcoated.
    This is the Polygem epoxy for anyone who hasnt seen it before.
    Here are some shots of the outdoor logs before and after paint. The first shot has the yellow basecoat going on.
    The fiinished White Pine.
    Thanks for looking!
  2. antlerman

    antlerman NTA Life Member #0118

    Mike, your talent is unbelievable. Awesome stuff you do.

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  4. Wow incredible, that is a tree I would definitely try to climb. Amazing work!
  5. Megan :)

    Megan :) Well-Known Member

    WOW! Absolutely amazing! Great job :D
  6. ponyboy

    ponyboy Member

    Wow! Looks soo good..
  7. mmwtdh

    mmwtdh Member

    That's crazy.......
  8. Thank you. All of this had to be done very quickly with myself and 2other guys. Even though I felt like I was rushing stuff way too much, I was realy happy with it in the end. Sometimes I gotta remind myself to keep moving lol.
  9. Silverose01

    Silverose01 Proud member of LTBBOI

    That is amazing!
  10. Matt

    Matt Active Member

    Beautiful work Mike, your talent is amazing!
  11. Wow, that is truly some amazing work. SOOOO Beautiful!!! That is only 45 minutes from my home. Curious as to where is the funding coming for such an elaborate structure. Seems way over the top. Your work is outstanding, Congrats.
  12. MidwestBigBucks

    MidwestBigBucks Member

    Polygem Epoxy is some great stuff, they use it at zoo's to create limbs, tree's, water ways, rocks! Love the tree you created out of it! Awesome Work!
  13. saddlehorse_98

    saddlehorse_98 Member

    like everyone else. great stuff. I'm still waiting for the dvd on how to do that stuff. thanks for the pictures
  14. Wildside

    Wildside Active Member

    Very cool!
  16. Red stag

    Red stag Active Member

    Mike- my hat off!!!! :eek: Ollie
  17. Non-TypicalArtist

    Non-TypicalArtist ABOVE Expectations. BEYOND Ordinary.

    Good to see guys with limited talent can still keep busy! Wondering where you have been... Let's hook up soon!
  18. DeeCee

    DeeCee New Member

    Very Nice! I love the way it all came together!
  19. Jason R

    Jason R Ph# 325-282-2527

    You are truly talented, amazing work!
  20. Non-TypicalArtist

    Non-TypicalArtist ABOVE Expectations. BEYOND Ordinary.

    Hands down one of the most talented guys I ever met....