Ginko Wall Plaque

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Project by jtpark posted 1840 days ago 1596 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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#1 posted 1840 days ago

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 1840 days ago

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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dennis mitchell

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#3 posted 1840 days ago

Wonderful graphics!

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#4 posted 1840 days ago

hey Jt
Most impressive great job

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1840 days ago

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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#6 posted 1839 days ago

Gorgeous work!

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#7 posted 1839 days ago

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 1831 days ago

Well done! Excellent work

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#9 posted 1828 days ago

Great job

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

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#10 posted 1659 days ago

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

-- J.Palmer,Texas,

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#11 posted 1362 days ago

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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