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Jaros pivots from his home base, a small studio tucked into the sylvan beauty of the Shawnee National Forest. He can often be seen "at large," set up at various sidewalk locations throughout Southern Illinois with his bench and sharp chisel, paring away at another marvelous sitting structure. Using minimum technology Rory creates heirloom sitting structures, rendered from the peripheral resources of the Shawnee forest . . . 

WALNUT TREES:
Grown in a fence row with nails in it.
Tall and spindly, blown down after logging plunder.
Died on hoof - solitary giants  removed from the reach of big buyers.

These veritable morsels have no market value.  They are the LOST JEWELS OF SHAWNEE FOREST. 

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