MISSISSIPI BUD WALL HANGING #5: textured, bronze and iron oxide coatings w/ acid patina then top coat

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 06-27-2012 03:11 AM 4790 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: in wood and and another frame design idea Part 5 of MISSISSIPI BUD WALL HANGING series Part 6: quartersawn white oak, sapele frame »

first photo is with the bronze and iron oxide patinated coating. If this was an interior piece I’d be done

finished piece with uv marine spar varnish and a matt top coat … still need to make the frame

lee valley bronzed screws. sitting outside this piece will age beautifully.

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#1 posted 06-27-2012 03:13 AM

Great job and great finish

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#2 posted 06-27-2012 03:16 AM


Thank you!

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#3 posted 06-27-2012 03:23 AM

Beautiful, Dan!

Really like the way the screws add to the piece.

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#4 posted 06-27-2012 03:24 AM

Outstanding. I absolutely love the finish. That HAD to be the exact look you were going for. Really impressive.

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#5 posted 06-27-2012 03:24 AM

Metallic finish and screws make it perfect. I’d go very simple on the frame- hardly needs anything.

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#6 posted 06-27-2012 06:22 AM

Nice one buddy.

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#7 posted 06-27-2012 12:04 PM

I like it, the finish looks fantastic.


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#8 posted 06-27-2012 02:12 PM

That finish is awesome! This is going to be another first class piece.

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