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Project by pinkfish posted 07-19-2010 09:10 AM 1688 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A trivet made from multiple woods, the places are added in with crushed turquoise in the spaces. The wood is cherry, padauk and maple.

It was originally supposed to be a lazy susan, but it ended up a little bit too small so I changed it into a trivet. I had some problems because I used a heater to dry the glue at one point which made all the joints open up (opps :). So I filled in the joints with turquoise and epoxy. A hint here is to put the face side of your work face down with tape on it, when adding the turquoise, since all the small bits drift to the bottom and that side ends up looking better. Sadly I did this the wrong way around.

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#1 posted 07-19-2010 04:14 PM

Nice variation from all the straight lines and geometric patterns that are posted!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 07-19-2010 04:18 PM

Looks very nice and the curves really stand out. What exactly is ia trivet? It that a cutting board. I am not sure.

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#3 posted 07-19-2010 06:06 PM

Looks like you made a humpback whale also. Very pretty though.

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

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#4 posted 07-19-2010 09:41 PM

Cute… almost a New Mexico landscape…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 07-20-2010 07:14 AM

Trivet is a thingy you put hot pots and things on in the middle of the table. Perhaps they are called something else in the US?

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