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Iridescent Paint Urn

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Project by TheDane posted 11-15-2016 09:06 PM 272 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The vessel of this urn is Ash, the top is maple colored with iridescent paint. The finial is maple, died black with India Ink.

The iridescent paint on this project was inspired by projects posted on YouTube by Tim Yoder ( https://youtu.be/XOyG2vyBnk4 ) and Gary Lowe ( https://youtu.be/_tMdQ3p5dqs ).

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 11-16-2016 03:28 AM

OOOoooo…. That is really GREAT…

Super nice…

Good Job!

How does the lid fir into the base?
... locked in place… somehow? ... If so, how?

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 11-16-2016 07:17 AM

Beautiful work of art Gerry.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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TheDane

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#3 posted 11-16-2016 03:18 PM

How does the lid fir into the base?
... locked in place… somehow? ... If so, how?

The lid was glued in after the paint was applied. There is a 1” hole in the middle that the base of the finial fits into.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#4 posted 11-17-2016 12:26 AM

Amazing work, I have watched the videos a few times. Looking where to buy the paint and mixer. Are you getting yours from Hofcraft? I so want to do this. Great idea on this project.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 11-17-2016 12:34 AM

Here’s the iridescent paint I used: http://www.dickblick.com/items/00722-1069/

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#6 posted 11-17-2016 08:59 PM

Thx Dane, I’m ordering now. Appreciate it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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