Lt Colonel Going Away Gift

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Project by jase posted 05-17-2015 10:15 AM 1197 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My local QA guys asked me to do them a favor and this is what I gave ‘em. It was for a great leader, so I was OK with donating my time free of charge. Used walnut for the border, cherry for the tail flash, birch and bloodwood for the rays of sun, zebrawood and maple for the mounain.

I wasn’t happy that my Mt. Fuji shape wasn’t perfect, but oh well it turned out great.

Sealed with Shellac and sprayed with Lacquer.

Used baby oil and rottenstone to give it a glass finish.

Materials cost me $114.

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'

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#1 posted 05-17-2015 01:02 PM

it’s very creative and a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 05-17-2015 02:53 PM

That is beautiful!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 05-17-2015 04:39 PM

That is so Beautiful. Nice job! It is striking and it sure stands out. I am sure he will be more than happy when he receives it.

-- I turn wood into 'things' ..... what is your superpower?

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#4 posted 05-17-2015 08:31 PM

Exceptionally detailed work Jase,

Only one photo? No doubt five spaces left for some more of the construction process to be added later along with the presentation, hint hint !

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 05-18-2015 12:40 PM

Turned out grreat. I like the wood colours you used.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 11-21-2015 07:17 PM

Talk about great use of different wood types!

-- Ideas are things!

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