String Art

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Project by BentheViking posted 04-20-2017 02:25 AM 263 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Over the last few months I’ve been doing a lot of string art working my way through my huge stack of “pallet wood”

Red Sox – Hickory inner section with a jatoba base bath. Put together with pocket screws and glue and finished with gloss lacquer

LL – All of my “pallet wood” was all collected from shipping during my 4 years I worked for Lumber Liquidators. I made this one to give to one of my coworkers there to display in his store. A mix of ipe, American Cherry, tigerwood, acacia, teak, and some mystery stuff. Finished with gloss lacquer. I put at T&G on each piece and glued it all together to give the board the look of flooring.

Watering Can – My mom has always collected watering cans. I made this one for her for Mother’s Day. Not sure what the wood is, its appears to be a softer hardwood, likely from Asia or South America. For this project I had just gotten a biscuit joiner which is now my preferred way to make up my panels Finished with a stain and gloss lacquer.

Love – My first project. Made on jatoba and finished with caranuba paste wax.

Home Sweet Home – Tigerwood center with a trim of maple around the perimeter. Finished with gloss lacquer.

All of these get horizontal keyhole slots along the back for easy hanging.

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#1 posted 04-20-2017 04:01 AM

Doing all that string art does explain the title of this thread. Sting Art, I bet you have hit your thumb a lot of times with those little nails. LOL Oh and by the way, Nice work!

-- Carpenter assembles with hands, Designer builds with brains, Artist creates with heart!

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#2 posted 04-20-2017 01:33 PM

Nice work on the designs, pallet wood, first quality, all those exotic hardwoods. Here they just used reject softwood lumber.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 04-21-2017 11:15 AM

Pretty unique hobby, looking very nice. Ideas are endless here, I soppose.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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