Process 2

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Project by bigwoodturner posted 04-16-2009 04:41 AM 3196 views 21 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well here is step two in Process. For the last few evenings I have been coming home from work and texturing this piece. I am using a souix right angle drill and a kutzal silver ball burr. I texture the surface with the burr some cuts are deep and some are shallow. I want the cuts to be totally random. It is impossible to get the cuts perfect and uniform. You don’t want to try it will not look good so cut randomly. I then high light the edges of the cuts with a tourch. Be carefull not to create to much heat so you don’t cause an expansion crack. After this I rub out the excess burning from the tourch with a wire pad. I then airbrush the laquer over the surface. Process three will be the coloring steps.

-- Dale

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#1 posted 04-16-2009 04:57 AM

great posting … looks so good it might be addictive

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#2 posted 04-16-2009 05:12 AM

Fantastic, who would have guessed.

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#3 posted 04-16-2009 05:20 AM

Looking good, I look forward to seeing the finished product. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 04-16-2009 05:36 AM

very cool!!!!!!!!! Gives me ideas. Great job.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#5 posted 04-16-2009 07:56 AM

Wonderful process pics…. makes me want to try it! Thanks for the posting bigwoodturner.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#6 posted 04-16-2009 01:41 PM

Thanks for the instruct!

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#7 posted 04-16-2009 02:08 PM

amazing work

-- Joe, Ga

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#8 posted 04-16-2009 04:54 PM

Great technique ,must be very time consuming. It will be a outstanding finished project.

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#9 posted 04-18-2009 03:59 AM

Thanks for the new tool! You have inspired my current project, started recently. I’ll post it soon.

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#10 posted 04-18-2009 03:42 PM

Thank you for sharing your knowledge and process : )

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#11 posted 04-23-2009 08:25 PM

Thanks fo9r the inside work ,ill order those bits I have the weel now,will get the set from woodcraft

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#12 posted 06-03-2009 10:47 AM

I like everything you did with this piece, but I also wanted to complement you on getting such a fantastic shape on the piece. It is really special.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 08-24-2010 05:29 AM

wow, you have patience. good job.

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