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05-17-2013 08:55 AM
Originally Posted by reybie View Post
Ok, I was having a beer when I read the thread and you just confirmed what I saw lol.
How did I miss the moose comments? Lol its okay as I've heard that beer makes moose more attractive?!?

More photos once the Damn thing sinks :-D
05-13-2013 01:20 AM
Re: DIY Drift wood Center Piece

Originally Posted by Beer View Post
I thought it was a moose!
Ok, I was having a beer when I read the thread and you just confirmed what I saw lol.
05-13-2013 01:17 AM
Hoppy People use that gel type "magic" glue that grabs instantly, to glue moss to wood. I haven't tried it, but I also haven't seen where anyone had trouble from doing that.
05-12-2013 10:51 PM
Originally Posted by sapphoqueen View Post
Amazing wood .... looks so natural :P
Yup i got amazing WOOD right now!

one thing thou! due to the curvature of the top piece im not sure im going to be able to tie moss to it... any ideas???
05-10-2013 07:04 PM
sapphoqueen Amazing wood .... looks so natural :P
05-10-2013 08:00 AM
Dfektor ok going on soak now should be in the tank in a couple of days thanks for the comments even the moose one??
05-09-2013 08:35 PM
Hoppy Putting anubias under the "wings" in the shade might look good, and the shade would help protect the anubias leaves from BBA.
05-09-2013 07:33 PM
Zorfox It looks pretty cool. Functionally, I would worry about the top piece blocking light to anything under it though. It seems like it could create a nifty multi level planting effect though. Planting attached pieces on the top surface and mosses and other very low light plants underneath may look interesting.
05-09-2013 07:31 PM
Beer I thought it was a moose!
05-09-2013 07:23 PM
JAYGEE Very nice!! I never would have thought about drilling and using the little dowel rod things to connect them.
05-09-2013 05:15 PM
Dfektor OMG your right o.O As a Closet trekkie it must have been subconsciously done!!!
I actually had in mind the montipora coral, but never mind, It will look better in the :\ its gonna have moss tied to it the top too...
05-09-2013 01:19 PM
dprais1 It looks like the starship Enterprise made out of driftwood???

really I think it will be great underwater with plants and whatnot. dry and sitting on a chair doesn't do it justice I'm sure
05-09-2013 12:02 PM
Dfektor So ive got some more finishing, final fix and cure for 24hrs then another 48hrs for a soak then i can get it in the tank, but this is what it looks like so far. What do you think???

Any Thoughts?
05-09-2013 10:14 AM
Dfektor Now these Lengths are 20" ish the wont fit in the 15 inch bowfront which means more wonky sawing!

Yup Wonky!!

offcut will serve as a foot

connecting the two top pieces

05-09-2013 10:08 AM

All neurons firing... what if....

both ends of this wood are rough sawn (and not straight oops!)

and I really wanted a more natural effect no cut marks more dimension!

So out comes drill, dremel, pliers and chisel, time to rough it up!!

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