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Black Walnut Frame, Japan Paint, Copper Leaf, Patination Chemicals
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#1 posted 11-14-2007 10:00 PM
this is cool. something I’ve always wanted to try. Where/how do you use your screen ?
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#2 posted 11-14-2007 10:02 PM
it depends on my wife’s mood…we have a large open dining room, living room, kitchen under a cath. ceiling, and sometimes she uses it in there to break up the space and at other times it is in our bedroom to hide the computer desk and keep it apart from the rest of the room.
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#3 posted 11-14-2007 10:38 PM
Gorgeous screen. The contrast between the black walnut and the patinated copperis just perfect.
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#4 posted 11-14-2007 11:05 PM
That is so distinctive. Looks like a million bucks!
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#5 posted 11-14-2007 11:12 PM
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#6 posted 11-14-2007 11:22 PM
I agree – $$$$$$ $$$$ $
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#7 posted 11-14-2007 11:54 PM
I saw David Marks do this on his “Woodworks Show”. There is a lot involved & you have done a great job. Congratulations on a very fine effort.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#8 posted 11-15-2007 01:37 AM
Ooh La La! That is fine! I have not done any patina work. I think by the looks of this project I am missing out. That is fantastic. What do the feet look like at the bottom?
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#9 posted 11-15-2007 06:03 AM
I agree with Grumpy. I saw the woodworks show also. Is that where you got your inspiration?
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#10 posted 11-15-2007 10:52 AM
Outstanding screen project.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#11 posted 11-15-2007 11:39 AM
I have all the David Marks shows on DVD and this was one of my favorites!.
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#12 posted 11-15-2007 02:25 PM
thanks for all your comments…yes, david marks was a partial inspiration (the gilding and patination), but I have always had an interest in screens. the feet (which david doesn’t do) are simple trestle feet, which gives the screen stability without being obtrusive.
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#13 posted 11-15-2007 07:41 PM
Great Job Scott.
I beautiful screen. I’ve got a few pieces of veneer that seem that they might almost make a screen like that. The veneer is about 4’ X 5’. What are the dimensions on the screen.
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#14 posted 11-16-2007 03:02 AM
That is a very nice looking screen Scott. Beautiful job!
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#15 posted 12-15-2007 02:18 PM
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