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Project by Mark posted 09-26-2017 10:18 PM 844 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently saw and admired a project from wood_maestro. Thought it kinda funny as I had just started much the same thing. Any ways. Kudos go to Cindy Drozda for the inspiration. Unfortunately I did not have a burl to work with but it is a nice chuck of Maple with a bit of cool grain. Sanded to 800 g. Aniline water dye and 5/6 coats of clear gloss. Finished with 2 coats of paste wax.

-- Mark





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builtinbkyn

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#1 posted 09-26-2017 10:20 PM

That is really beautiful. Nicely done!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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wood_maestro

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#2 posted 09-26-2017 10:25 PM

Beautiful work, Mark. Need more pictures from the side to see how the base looks !!!

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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John

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#3 posted 09-26-2017 10:39 PM

This project has so many challenges in it, great job!!! I wondered about the base too.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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bushmaster

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#4 posted 09-27-2017 02:17 AM

I like the work you did with the dye. Very nice.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 09-27-2017 02:33 AM

Great work there Mark, Cindy is a hard act to follow but you have excelled. Well done, love the dye effect.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 09-27-2017 01:26 PM

Mark, you did a beautiful job on this piece and it exhibits a lot of great craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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 09-27-2017 03:05 PM

Looks great. I like how the colors fade into each other.

-- Julian

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 09-27-2017 03:27 PM

Amazing piece Mark, way beyond the average turning and a really spectacular finish.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mark

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#9 posted 09-27-2017 05:16 PM

Thanks for the kind words folks. I’ve enclosed a shot of the base. !st. I should have entered i ton the bowl so it didn’t slant. @nd Maybe I should have made the base a bit longer.

-- Mark

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peteg

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#10 posted 09-27-2017 08:33 PM

Lovely representation of Cindy’s work Mark, I have been a huge fan of hers for many years, she has done a couple of trip down here to NZ, our Guild has had her demonstrate, she is a real Class act for sure
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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AandCstyle

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#11 posted 09-27-2017 08:50 PM

Mark, very impressive and the finish is outstanding.

-- Art

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BobWemm

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#12 posted 09-27-2017 11:36 PM

STUNNING. I love that.
Thank you for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#13 posted 09-28-2017 05:25 PM

Magnificant colours and finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Howard

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#14 posted 09-29-2017 06:09 AM

WOW! Awesome work…

-- Life Member of: USA + NRA + USMC = Semper Fi to all three.

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