Though I would show some of my guitar wood off!Claro Burl, Myrtle burl, Oak Burl and figured madronewww.oregonburls.com
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This drop top is going to be for me. It has a bullet in the wood. I believe that it is old because there is no copper but dont know. Just wanted to show off this interesting piece. If you are a guitar builder, Oregon Burls has lots of drop tops and billets
I have been passing the piece in my yard for about 3 years and new that it had good figure but it was checked and did not want to put the effort into processing it. Well I did today and was pretty impressed. So without farther a due… can any one guess what kind of wood this is?www.oregonburls.com
We have just invested in a Legacy Artisan 5 axis Milling Machine. Still learning learning it but it is fairly easy. The working deck is 72” x 24” and has the ability to turn tapered spindles.It is fun!
Cutting Spalted Maple Burl Pen Blanks *Ebay Link if you are interested is http://stores.ebay.com/Oregon-Burls-Simply-The-Best/Pen-Blanks-/_i.html?_fsub=17223447&_sid=31917016&_trksid=p4634.c0.m322*
Nothing like having numerous projects to work on This lamp is very ribbon like; really flat but with lots of movement. It does have a small burl. The base will be cut down to size which will also shorten the lamp so that it is not so tall. We will scribe fit the lamp limb to fit the base. I have started sanding the limb and my husband has been working on the base.
I got the limb 100% sanded, my husband is inlaying turquoise in the base, next we will drill the holes for the cord. The dark spot you can see on the base is where we applied sanding sealer, there is a bit of rot so this helps harden the wood and it also keeps the glue from staining the wood when we inlay the turquoise.
The stumps have been cut down to size, the sharp edges on the burls have been cleaned up and it is time to start sanding.
Here is the top, it is 70% sanded. You can see the large crack around the center of the the hearts, we will fill these cracks in with inlay and add some to the other side as well so we can balance it out. We add a tempered hardboard to the underside of the top, this adds extra stability and seems to help the wood from twisting over time plus with a few wood screws, bolts and gorrilla glue, it is a great way to attach the top to the base. We knocked the dark spot out of the...
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