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Project by Desert_Woodworker posted 06-21-2015 08:12 PM 1226 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started with a standard exterior door. I built a 2.5 frame of cedar with a dado in the back to apply the saguaro cactus spines, then coated with boiled linseed oil. To finish the corners, I designed and carved 4 end caps on the CNC, which then were coated with “Bronze B”, brown patina and black wax, to give them an aged bronze look. The metal coatings are from http://www.sculptnouveau.com/ they have free you tube vids available. Note: the saguaro cactus spines were purchased with a certified government tag to certify that they were harvested legally. US government regulations…

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#1 posted 06-22-2015 02:54 AM

Nice – totally unique, at first I assumed the corners were metal. Amazing what you did with your CNC

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#2 posted 06-22-2015 03:18 AM

Thank you. I want to encourage woodworkers to see the value in metal coatings. I have added a new Wow to my projects. There are metal like paints, that work for some, but I love this stuff- it has real metal in it.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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