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Ambrosia-birdseye maple #7: The inlay

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Blog entry by JoeyG posted 998 days ago 4090 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: carving the inlay Part 7 of Ambrosia-birdseye maple series Part 8: Attching the lid »

Here is a coffee cup my daughter picked out for me while at Discovery Cove, Orlando, FL. I thought you would like to see my inspiration for this part of the project.

Above is the carving filled with epoxy and sanded. Now to clean out air bubble craters and epoxy again. I love this blue, it has a metallic flake in it that looks great.

Until next time,

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks



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3Gwoodguy

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#1 posted 998 days ago

Great use of the wood grain to combine with the subject matter! Cant wait to see this one finished!

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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Charles Maxwell

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#2 posted 998 days ago

Would love to see a post regarding the epoxy and the pigments you use. Tips and tricks would have lots of interest! Maxwell

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 998 days ago

Hi Charles, You can check out my blog about doing epoxy inlays here

http://lumberjocks.com/JoeyG/blog/26663

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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mnpete

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#4 posted 962 days ago

Wow! That blue really pops. I like that alot.

Enjoying all these blog series you’ve done!

-- Follow my woodworking adventures in The Second Wind Workshop, http://secondwindworkshop.blogspot.com/

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