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Project by Altalit posted 02-03-2015 05:20 PM 2918 views 30 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi !
This is a stool with unusual top. There are old apple tree saw cuts in resin.
What is your opinion?

-- Dmitry, www.google.com/+AltalitRu76





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#1 posted 02-03-2015 05:33 PM

These are cool!

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#2 posted 02-03-2015 06:00 PM

very creative! great idea!, I have seen this done on picture frames.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#3 posted 02-03-2015 06:42 PM

Great Project ! What type of resin do you use. Thanks

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#4 posted 02-03-2015 06:49 PM

Awesome looking. Could you explain your process and materials

Love them

and welcome to LJ’s

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#5 posted 02-03-2015 06:55 PM

Very cool

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#6 posted 02-03-2015 07:40 PM

Thumbs up!

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#7 posted 02-03-2015 08:10 PM

Well…i like them very much!

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#8 posted 02-03-2015 08:30 PM

Beautiful . . .I assume the old apple tree stopped producing! I have such a tree and I’m deciding its future now. Apple wood makes a fine box! But, I must say, your stool idea could be handy as I finish the kitchen and start planning the stools for the counter!

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

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#9 posted 02-03-2015 09:14 PM

Wow, really neat! Are those pine cones in the last pic? I’m interested in your resin as well. Thanks for sharing

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#10 posted 02-03-2015 11:44 PM

beautiful work. Super looking tops

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 02-04-2015 12:04 AM

Pretty cool stools there Altalit … How long did you cure the wood before casting it … or did you an old dead limb??

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#12 posted 02-04-2015 12:18 AM

Very nice! I too would like a brief description of your process. Did you set these in a tray before you started filling with resin? Did you use a router around the edges? Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#13 posted 02-04-2015 08:34 AM

Thank you for your interest.
This is modified epoxy resin. Clear, colorless , UV-stabilized. There are two layers: power layer – birch plywood 9 mm, ornamental layer – saw cut 5 mm. Saw cuts dried in a thermal chamber. Cuts on edges form a frame, in which is glued liner. Create a tray with adhesive tape around edges. The resin casts over 2 times. Resin (and product) was degassed in a vacuum chamber.

-- Dmitry, www.google.com/+AltalitRu76

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#14 posted 02-04-2015 02:26 PM

looks great

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#15 posted 02-05-2015 06:50 AM

Beautiful project! I like those paterns.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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