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Spring weather ( AGAIN ! )

04-24-2011 08:12 PM by Doug Scott | 2 comments »

Maybe Ware you live , but in Michigan we are going to look for it again. I feel for the folks the have been ravaged with Tornadoes. Our prayers go out to you over the Holiday that are put out of their homes. We are just glade their haven’t been that many lives lost . We don’t want to forget the people in Japan that have been through a lot,KEEP ALL THEM IN OUR PRAYERS THIS HOLIDAY.

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Making of a currency box #7: 7

04-23-2011 11:09 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 1 comment »

Part7

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Making of a currency box #6: 6

04-23-2011 11:08 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 0 comments »

Part6

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Making of a currency box #5: 5

04-23-2011 11:06 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 0 comments »

Part5

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Making of a currency box #4: 4

04-23-2011 11:05 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 0 comments »

Part4

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Making of a currency box #3: 3

04-23-2011 11:04 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 0 comments »

Part3

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Making of a currency box #2: 2

04-23-2011 10:59 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 0 comments »

Part2

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Making of a currency box #1: 1

04-23-2011 10:57 AM by Ian Hawthorne | 2 comments »

Hi All I thought I would share a WIP of a commission I made last year. It was a currency box and was made to hold notes on one side and an inner lid is opened to reveal the coin section. The inside of the inner lid had an area to hold passport and credit cards. It was fitted with 2 locks for a partnership. The box was made from walnut and the motif on the lid was from curly maple. Lined in green suede and fitted with good quality hardware. The exterior was french polished. Enjoy ...

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Finishing Tips #2: Hide Glue Wash Mix for Cherry

04-22-2011 05:42 AM by pjones46 | 15 comments »

Hide Glue Wash Mix for Cherry I read somewhere that a thinned Hide glue wash was at one time used as a preconditioned to cure blotching so have taken 2oz of Titebond Liquid Hide Glue and mixed it with 12 oz of water as a second test. The reason also for choosing the liquid hide was it was more transparent vs being a cloudy white when mixed with water and this I felt would dry more transparent. Anyway, I sanded my sample board with 220 as prep, applied a liberal coat of the hide glue was...

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72 note Movement, Music Box #3: "Marquetry", for the Top.

04-22-2011 03:11 AM by Dennis Zongker | 34 comments »

I just finished the practice piece for the top of the music box. The method of marquetry I use is one that I have developed over the years. I used some of the techniques like the boulle technique and the packet method and combined them into what I call, ” the ten step method.” The veneer packet consisted of 8 different veneers and there were a total of 138 individual pieces. I used hot silicon sand for shading certain pieces of the veneers it gives the marquetry a 3D appearan...

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