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Mosaic in Wood No. 4 - Seven Sisters

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Project by Mathew Nedeljko posted 02-16-2015 06:43 PM 2452 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my fourth Lazy Susan using the Mosaic in Wood technique – I call this one Seven Sisters.

648 individually hand cut pieces of Walnut, Cherry and Maple shop cut veneers – approximately 0.100 thick. Approximately 17” in diameter and 1.75” high it spins beautifully on a 6” Triangle greased bearing.

Finish is multiple coats of oil based poly, brushed on with a natural bristle brush, sanded between coats. Final polishing was done with 4000 grit Mirka pads on my ROS.

This was another fun one to do, and I am pleased with how it turned out.

Thanks for looking!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch





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Marty 529

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 06:46 PM

Wow, that looks like a lot of work. Very impressive. They look great. Well done :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 07:37 PM

Nice one Mat.
Excellent fits and alignments and a very fine sheen.
Precision work done very well.

Thanks for posting.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#3 posted 02-16-2015 07:43 PM

Amazing detail Mathew, good job!

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#4 posted 02-16-2015 08:28 PM

A very nice piece Mathew and typical of your always high quality work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-16-2015 09:24 PM

Can’t believe how much work is need for this delicate piece.
Even design may take a whole lot of time
Good Job.

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#6 posted 02-16-2015 10:42 PM

Wow. This shows a person with so much artistic patience. I see this pattern a lot in my travels to the Middle-East.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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#7 posted 02-16-2015 11:48 PM

Matt the collection looks great!

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#8 posted 02-17-2015 01:32 AM

How do you make these? Do you have videos on YouTube?

Very nice.

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#9 posted 02-17-2015 01:36 AM

Absolutely fantastic. Not much more to say.

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#10 posted 02-17-2015 05:49 AM

One shape, three colors, great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#11 posted 02-17-2015 06:00 AM

Mat,

What incredible precision!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 02-17-2015 08:11 AM

Absolutely fabulous !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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#13 posted 02-17-2015 10:53 AM

Fantastic patterns! Can’t imagine how difficult proces must be to make it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 02-17-2015 10:53 AM

Wow that is amazing….awesome job Mathew.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#15 posted 02-17-2015 06:28 PM

Thanks everyone for the nice feedback, it is always great to get some love.

For anyone that is interested, this type of work is inspired by fellow lumberjock Robin Tucker (WoodMosaic) who has several wonderful projects and blogs detailing his technique for producing these on the site.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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