Tree of life

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Project by RoccoD posted 01-27-2016 12:56 AM 889 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was hand drawn from a photo and transferred on a thin piece of plywood. Once the drawing was completed it was cut out with a jig saw and coated with black leak seal. The end result is that the tree looks as though it was made out of metal instead of wood because of the texture of the leak seal.

-- Rocco D, Connecticut

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#1 posted 01-27-2016 01:26 AM

Looks very nice.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#2 posted 01-27-2016 02:49 AM

What is leak seal.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-27-2016 03:55 AM

I need it for my cabinet! Love it.

-- Brian Noel

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#4 posted 01-27-2016 04:35 AM

Leak seal is a rubberized spray sealer. It comes in both clear and black. I used it thinking it was black paint, but unlike paint the finish is not smooth. But, when I saw the iron like look and feel to it, I decided to keep it that way.

-- Rocco D, Connecticut

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#5 posted 01-27-2016 02:27 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Kepy

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