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9 Pointed Star #3

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Project by InsideTheBox posted 11-29-2017 11:14 PM 321 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to carve each segment on this one to give a 3 dimension feel. I realized, too late, that my short attention span worked against me, as I found that I worked 1 or 2 segments at a time and then had to move on to something else for a while… Took a lot of refining and I finished most of my other stars in between, but I like the way it turned out!

I used re-purposed teak, birch, Indian rosewood, ash, pear, oak, pistachio and cherry. The star measures about 11” across. Apparently, in my workshop, no scrap goes to waste!

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





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Derek Oliver

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#1 posted 11-29-2017 11:23 PM

I like it!

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Scott Oldre

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#2 posted 11-30-2017 12:41 AM

that is gorgeous! Just Wow! I love seeing it from the perspective to see the 3d details. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#3 posted 11-30-2017 09:09 PM

This is a beautiful star and I like the pattern.

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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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#4 posted 11-30-2017 09:24 PM

Wow!! That’s beautiful and you didn’t even use one Kreg screw! Sorry, but Scott Phillips won’t be featuring this project on his show. ;^)

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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majuvla

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#5 posted 12-02-2017 09:15 AM

I don’t even want to try to figure how you made it – it’s magnificant!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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