Creative Woodworking #33: Aluminum + Wood = Awesome

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Blog entry by dakremer posted 05-21-2012 09:02 PM 4553 reads 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Wood and aluminum benches by Hilla Shamia

Another interesting piece by Hilla Shamia is this cool take on a rocking horse…..

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 05-21-2012 10:27 PM

These are quite neat. I like how the molten aluminum pours into the cracks.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#2 posted 05-21-2012 11:02 PM

Wow.. I have never seen anything like that before. I love the way the molten aluminum burned the wood. Great post. thanks.

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#3 posted 05-21-2012 11:56 PM

Awesome! These are very, very interesting. Great post.

-- Steve, Sarasota, FL

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#4 posted 05-22-2012 02:25 AM

So different! So Cool! I like what you do!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 05-22-2012 03:19 AM

What a really cool idea, saved for future reference.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#6 posted 05-22-2012 04:33 AM

Fascinating. Just the think I’ve been thinking about…

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#7 posted 05-24-2012 05:05 AM

A video of making one of these would be fantastic. Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#8 posted 05-24-2012 08:30 AM

Thanks for posting these mate. These are very cool!!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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