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african bloodwood lamp, matched grain, ringmaster done

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Project by kineo posted 02-28-2009 03:59 PM 1880 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this bloodwood lamp was done on a ringmaster, which cuts rings at various angles, I glue them up and sand and shape by hand…one can really play with the grain to get some incredible patterns…this lamp is hard to photograph, but the grain pattern is incredible..since it is so dense, it finishes like a dream…thanks for looking & comments welcome

-- marshall, murphy, north carolina





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 02-28-2009 04:12 PM

Amazing grain on this lamp as well. I have got to learn this method. WOW.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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tinnman65

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#2 posted 02-28-2009 04:24 PM

Very nice lamp kineo, I love the finish on that cool looking grain.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Chris Davis

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#3 posted 02-28-2009 04:33 PM

I love the wood.

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David

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#4 posted 02-28-2009 05:18 PM

Marshall -

Nicely done! Absolutely beautiful.

Any chance of posing a future blog on using the ringmaster. Looks very interesting.

David

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#5 posted 02-28-2009 05:31 PM

I have never had enough bloodwood for such a large project, but I have used it for pens, it is one of the most beautiful woods you can find.
great looking lamp!!!
it makes me want to dust off my ringmaster now.

-- Smitty!!!

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 03-05-2009 04:02 AM

Excellent.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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