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Curly Maple Wave

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Project by Roger posted 04-26-2017 11:58 PM 1212 views 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5” – 6” thick piece of Curly Maple carved and dyed with lacquer finish.





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#1 posted 04-27-2017 12:57 AM

These just keep getting better!

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#2 posted 04-27-2017 01:38 AM

That is a really cool look Roger. How do you prevent dying the tip of the wave?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#3 posted 04-27-2017 01:58 AM

Cowabunga duuuude !!!!!!!

Nice colors.

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#4 posted 04-27-2017 02:48 AM

Outstanding piece sir!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 04-27-2017 04:26 AM



That is a really cool look Roger. How do you prevent dying the tip of the wave?

- swirt


In this piece it was easy I just carefully applied it with a brush in that area. The tip is actually higher than the rest so there was no chance of it bleeding. On other pieces I’ve used other methods such as re-sanding a specific area after application, applying rubber cement prior to the dye or even using wood bleach. But one of the nice things about dye is you can work it after application by sanding or diluting with water and rubbing or changing by adding other colors on top.

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#6 posted 04-27-2017 10:29 AM

Beautiful! The curl and blue are made for each other!

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 04-27-2017 10:45 AM

what a unique piece. quite a stunner

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#8 posted 04-27-2017 12:05 PM

This is a fabulous piece and I love it. It’s a beautiful eye catcher if there ever was one.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 04-27-2017 12:17 PM

Sweet, cool idea.

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#10 posted 04-27-2017 12:20 PM

Wow! This is quite the work of art. Really like that last picture!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#11 posted 04-27-2017 01:54 PM

That is so cool!

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#12 posted 04-27-2017 02:40 PM

love it!

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#14 posted 04-27-2017 07:17 PM

I can smell the salt air, feel the sand beneath my toes, and hear the roar of the surf. Great job. Di you do all the carving and sanding by hand or do you use power tools? Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#15 posted 04-27-2017 07:50 PM

Nice piece Roger !
Love the effects you created .

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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