|Project by parsonpaul||posted 05-12-2015 12:29 AM||757 views||0 times favorited||6 comments|
This is a Sheila Landry Designs pattern.
It is cut in 1/2” red oak about 5 1/2” square.
Sheila warned about keeping that line of drilled holes around the border in a straight line – it is harder than it first seems. I used Ipswitch pine stain to bring out the grain of the oak and finished with spraying clear gloss lacquer. The backer board is painted green.
Every piece I work on I learn something new.
If I do this pattern again I think I will try another wood, the oak seems to chip out easily and instead of the line of holes around the perimeter I might try a vine or as Sheila suggests sequins. But I’m not really a sequin kinda guy…
I made these for a friend to give as a Mother’s Day gift.