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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 3175 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.

http://www.sculptnouveau.com/

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.
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still needs a good coat of wax,...this will do it for today >grin<

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

Always great work Dan This one really good looks good,

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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
tom

-- 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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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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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