LumberJocks

Teak Platter with Rose Inlay.

  • Advertise with us
Project by nonickswood posted 08-26-2015 11:45 PM 2321 views 13 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at this sand shading. ~ Be Gentle.
This link Teak Platter with Rose Inlay is a slide show progression of this piece, with a few captions.

It still needs some finish, here it is wiped down with thinner. Trying to decide what kind of finish to use, any suggestions?
I like Poly, and I thin it down when applying to Teak because of all the oil in Teak, but I’m thinking several coats of poly will yellow the Holly. hmm??

Woods; Teak, Holly, Rosewood. 14” Dia.

Thanks for looking!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD





24 comments so far

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

5322 posts in 4032 days


#1 posted 08-26-2015 11:51 PM

Nice.
I think the inlay and shading look great. Good job.

I don’t know what to recommend for a finish.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

View Jay's profile

Jay

19 posts in 2213 days


#2 posted 08-26-2015 11:51 PM

That inlay is beautiful! Great work!

View rayn's profile

rayn

175 posts in 3368 days


#3 posted 08-26-2015 11:52 PM

Beautiful work…. I know from first hand experience how difficult Inlay and shading is.. you should be proud of your efforts

-- Ray,Iowa

View BobWemm's profile

BobWemm

2534 posts in 2076 days


#4 posted 08-27-2015 12:02 AM

Stunning work. Congratulations on a great result.
Thank you for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

View Milo's profile

Milo

869 posts in 3469 days


#5 posted 08-27-2015 12:37 AM

What is sand shading?

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

8088 posts in 2948 days


#6 posted 08-27-2015 12:52 AM

For a first attempt at sand shading, that is a very nice job. Are you using commercial veneer or shop cut?
I like your home made inlay router as well it’s a lot like mine. ... so much better than a big clumsy router, even a trim router.

Well done.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

View nonickswood's profile

nonickswood

554 posts in 2537 days


#7 posted 08-27-2015 01:29 AM

Thanks for all the comments guys.

Paul; the veneer is shop cut and the dremel router base works great, just wish that the eyes were years younger. Thank you for the “well done” from the Master, you are truly an inspiration.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

View Oldtool's profile

Oldtool

2724 posts in 2340 days


#8 posted 08-27-2015 01:35 AM

Fantastic outcome for a first time, great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

View CFrye's profile

CFrye

10421 posts in 1989 days


#9 posted 08-27-2015 02:51 AM

Beautifully done, Nick!
Milo, sand shading is the process of using heated sand to burn the areas you want to appear shaded.

-- God bless, Candy

View tomd's profile

tomd

2167 posts in 3920 days


#10 posted 08-27-2015 03:47 AM

Great work, very nice inlay.

-- Tom D

View Kiwib0y's profile

Kiwib0y

89 posts in 1172 days


#11 posted 08-27-2015 07:19 AM

What an outstanding job, You should be so proud of your work.

-- "It is only a silly question if it is not asked" Don,New Zealand

View Dutchy's profile

Dutchy

3087 posts in 2318 days


#12 posted 08-27-2015 08:51 AM

Beautiful and great work.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

View weav's profile

weav

131 posts in 2517 days


#13 posted 08-27-2015 12:40 PM

Beautiful. Never heard of sand shading. Techniques in woodworking appear to be limitless.

-- jerry

View ZachNack's profile

ZachNack

17 posts in 1203 days


#14 posted 08-27-2015 01:04 PM

Certainly turned out great.

View hoss12992's profile

hoss12992

4068 posts in 2043 days


#15 posted 08-27-2015 01:08 PM

Beautiful work

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

showing 1 through 15 of 24 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com