"Starry Night"

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Project by Patrick Burns posted 05-11-2016 12:58 PM 1445 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother had picked up a roto-zip I think its called at a yard sale. I had this blank piece left over from another project, so I messed around for a bit and this was the end result. I had been experimenting with some glow in the dark pigments. Mixed them with clear lacquer. Then poured them into the grooves. Let it dry and then rubbed the whole thing with a Sedona red stain. Enjoy.

-- Pat B

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#1 posted 05-11-2016 01:44 PM

NIce! The carving is awesome enough, but I like the glow effect a lot.

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#3 posted 05-11-2016 04:54 PM

Back to van Gogh?

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#4 posted 05-11-2016 05:19 PM

Pat, I really like this. It’s very creative and a fine eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 05-11-2016 05:39 PM

Thanks guys. it turned out perfect. I wish I had kept this one every time I see it. But it’s got a good home.

-- Pat B

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#6 posted 05-12-2016 01:57 AM

That is really cool. I never heard of the glow in the dark pigments!!

Thanks for sharing…............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 05-12-2016 08:45 AM

That is really cool. I never heard of the glow in the dark pigments!!

Thanks for sharing…............Jim

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they sell it on amazon, I’m currently doing a table using it with epoxy in the voids

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#8 posted 05-13-2016 02:12 PM

Groovy man

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#9 posted 07-20-2016 05:35 AM

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