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Project by jtpark posted 07-16-2009 08:41 PM 1626 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first big wood burning project!! I’ve had my new wood burner for over a year now and I haven’t had time to do much with it except for small odds & ends. I’m especially proud of how this came out.

I used some birch plywood for the base with a light oak stain. The ginko nuts are actual gold leaf and glow very nicely with reflected light. Hopefully you can see it in the pictures.

This is also my first frame that I’ve made and I got some good use out of my new bench top Router table. It’s an arts & craft style frame of quarter sawn white oak that I had left over and put together with glued T-lap joints. I doubt that I’ll be buying many frames in the future.





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tenontim

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#1 posted 07-16-2009 09:03 PM

Very nice job, on the frame and the pyrography. This would look good in my bungalow. Thanks for the post.

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#2 posted 07-16-2009 09:29 PM

Great wood burning and frame. Double good. Hi tenontim.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 07-17-2009 01:52 AM

Wonderful graphics!

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#4 posted 07-17-2009 05:03 AM

hey Jt
Most impressive great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 07-17-2009 03:23 PM

Jeremy – very nice project. Your frame is only a few steps away from the John Hall frame featured in PW last month.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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Jon3

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#6 posted 07-17-2009 04:07 PM

Gorgeous work!

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#7 posted 07-17-2009 11:51 PM

That is magnificent! You’ve inspired me. The shading is very subtle. This is by far the best woodburning project I have ever seen, here or elsewhere. Thanks for showing me what a woodburner can achieve.

BTW, the frame is very nice too. Don’t BUY frames, you’re a woodworker for goodness sake.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#8 posted 07-25-2009 09:07 PM

Well done! Excellent work

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#9 posted 07-28-2009 07:13 PM

Great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 01-13-2010 03:54 PM

I Love this work! Very well done and the composition is wonderful too.

-- J.Palmer,Texas,http://www.mysticcarvings.com

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#11 posted 11-07-2010 03:18 AM

Very nice work! Frame works well with the picture.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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