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2nd in a Series of 9pointed stars

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Project by InsideTheBox posted 09-13-2017 10:22 PM 577 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Continuing to work this little series of 9 Pointed Stars, seeing how many variations I can come up with before the end of October.
This one, from the outside in, is made of Maple, Sugi, PurpleHeart, Walnut, Mahogany, and Indian Rosewood. It’s got a fun and casual 3D quality to it—- a woodworking version, to me, of eye candy—

Includes conceptual work-in-progress. It was really important to me to preserve the natural colors in finishing, I used polyurethane but I’m not sure I like the yellow tinge.

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.





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Jerry

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#1 posted 09-13-2017 11:32 PM

this is very nice and complex work.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#2 posted 09-14-2017 12:59 AM

This is certainly an eye catcher. Congratulations on creating this work of art.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#3 posted 09-14-2017 04:59 AM

Doesn’t look very simple to make and it shows it, it is beautiful!
A real nice project and Christmas is coming!

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

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#4 posted 09-14-2017 12:27 PM

Beautiful! How about a little more info on the dimensions and angles used? Thanks!

-- Dennis, WV

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#5 posted 09-14-2017 02:14 PM

Impressive and beautiful.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 09-14-2017 02:38 PM

These are so outstanding an make beautiful eye catchers.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 09-14-2017 06:11 PM

Magnificant, realy complex work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-18-2017 11:49 PM

Nice work , luv the color contrast and design. Poly will give a yellow tinge, try water base varnish for the natural look.

-- Talent on loan from God,

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