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Project by bigwoodturner posted 1902 days ago 1837 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The next phase of process is where I turn away any of the inperfections on the rim. I also define the edge the way I want the final surface for airbrush work. I then reverse chuck the piece and turn the foot. After the foot is compleated I begin airbrush phase layering the colors as I want them. I feel that textural pieces work best with a flat final hue. The airbrush system I use is Iwata. The one you are look at is the Eclipse. There are others in Iwata’s line but this will do what most of us need. Practice with colors and shading is required to learn how to shadow and high light the piece

-- Dale





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Rj

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#1 posted 1902 days ago

Thanks Dale for the step by step.

Its really starting to come together now ,it should be another winner!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Woodhacker

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#2 posted 1902 days ago

Dale, this is a stunning piece, as are your other postings.

Thanks for sharing this.

-- Martin, Kansas

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savannah505

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#3 posted 1902 days ago

Great looking piece. Like the red in it, and the texture.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 1902 days ago

Yeah, this is looking top shelf! That is a teeny tiny compressor. Nice work coming along!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1902 days ago

thanks for sharing the process ,Another winner

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 1902 days ago

another inspiring posting … keep them coming

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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OutPutter

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#7 posted 1902 days ago

Dale,

You do wonderful work and it’s amazing to see the creative process. So, I hope you will take this in the spirit it’s offered. If you post this in the “BLOGS” section of the site, all the pieces will be together and the process will be much easier to follow. I’ve even seen others use the six pictures provided for finished project pictures and then by adding a comment to their own project, embed more pictures of the process along with comments. This keeps it all in one place as well and reserves the “PROJECTS” section for the finished result.

Nobody has appointed me to be in charge of the site, it stills belongs to Martin. I just have personal problems that I take out on other members to give my life meaning (if you listen to some of the other members). So, don’t take it personally. ;2)

-- Jim

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StevenAntonucci

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#8 posted 1901 days ago

What kind of burr do you use in the die grinder to carve the dimples? It leaves a pretty nice finish. Have you seen my Meteorites?

-- Steven

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bigwoodturner

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#9 posted 1901 days ago

The compressor is an Iwata Smart Jet. It is designed specifically for the airbrush system that is why it is so small. I am using a Kutzall burr, this one happens to be the course carbide silver burr.

I am satisfied where the post is as I don’t have the time to figure out all the computer cut and paste. So I guess I agree with some of the other members. And if I can’t figure out where it properly goes “Oh Well” I did it to help someone out there so for all of you that it helps, Here it is.

Steven, I saw the Metorites last night in your postings. I really like them. I am calling this series “Reef” as I am trying to capture in texture and color different types of coral.

-- Dale

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 1901 days ago

You really do some amazing work….The colors and texture are some things that I would never have thought of doing with wood . Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 1901 days ago

Hello Dale – check out this link, spend about an hour ready thru it. It is a good guide on blog pictures etc. Be sure to look at the photobucket section. It is easy as pie.

http://lumberjocks.com/help/writing/embedding-pictures

regards
DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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bigwoodturner

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#12 posted 1901 days ago

Thanks Dan

-- Dale

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Karson

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#13 posted 1901 days ago

A amazing piece of Art.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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