s/n 6 Sandzen Iron oxide Hydrostone in Sapele Greene and Greene Arts and Crafts Style frame

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Project by Dan'um Style posted 06-02-2010 03:44 AM 4075 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Hydrostone Sandzen tile was made from a commissioned wood carving from our Buddy Tuanie. Original carving(not shown)” is Asian mahogany. Hard,dense crisp wood.Dark red.

I made a rubber concrete mold from it and this is the sixth tile from that mold. ...

Iron oxide finish is made from products available from Sculpt Nouveau.

The frame is made from a chunk of stripe grained sapele mahogany. A little more dense and heavier then Honduran, but a delight to work with. Machines and finishes easily.

Finish is my traditional dark oak dye stain, MinWax jazz’d up mahogany oil stain and Seedlac shellac.
still needs a good coat of wax,...this will do it for today >grin<


-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 06-02-2010 03:52 AM

Always great work Dan This one really good looks good,

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 06-02-2010 03:52 AM

Dan, I really like this tile, the colors in it are wonderful. Looks like there is light in the windows.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#3 posted 06-02-2010 04:35 AM

Beautiful – as always!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-02-2010 05:16 AM

The finish really makes this piece. I like the detail in the tile also

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#5 posted 06-02-2010 05:27 AM

Another great looking piece dan. Very nicely done as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 06-02-2010 06:05 AM

Dan another beautiful looking piece. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 06-02-2010 07:56 AM

Great work. I like the joinery.

-- Woodworker in Progress, Oceanside CA

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#8 posted 06-02-2010 07:23 PM

Good work old buddy, looks like the Duetch drawing of the house in the Hansel und Gredle story.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 06-18-2010 10:24 AM

As always, great work Dan.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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