|Project by Dan'um Style||posted 05-12-2009 01:56 AM||2387 views||4 times favorited||23 comments|
Trio of reclaimed Grueby seafoam green geometric tiles framed in quarter sawn white oak Arts and Crafts Style PINWHEEL frames
each frame is 22 inches on diagonal.
All three frames were made from the same 12×48x 5/4 board. The pinwheel design kind of grew out my imagination on my work bench and the 12 identically sized cut pieces .. 4×16 inchers.
Finishing sequence is first sanding to 180 grit.
Then a brush a strong coat of dark golden oak alcohol dye ,
Jazzed up a mixture of Minwax red mahogany oil stain with a splash of Japanese dryer.
Brush a thick coat of Oil stain and then lightly wet sand in with scotchbrite.
Brush on two and a half coats of seedlac shellac
paste with scotchbrite
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain