The top is done!

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Project by goldenhands posted 08-16-2010 12:04 PM 1802 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all, finally the top is done.
I won’t say much about the process as you all know it already :)
Here is the final look of it.
It did take me a bit longer as I expected but never mind.
So enjoy.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#1 posted 08-16-2010 01:06 PM

Faaantastic !
and better late than never
thankĀ“s for sharing the result with us


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#2 posted 08-16-2010 02:34 PM

Very nice

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#3 posted 08-16-2010 03:28 PM


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#4 posted 08-16-2010 04:44 PM

Great job! Very cool…..........worth the effort….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 08-16-2010 05:06 PM

Can I have it?

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#6 posted 08-16-2010 06:51 PM

I thought you had forgotten us! But I didn’t forget this!!! Totally awesome! Well done!


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#7 posted 08-16-2010 10:22 PM

Freakin’ gorgeous work! Congrats in gettin’ ‘er done.


-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#8 posted 08-17-2010 02:46 AM

Absolutely astonishing!!!!!!!!!


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#9 posted 08-17-2010 04:20 AM

I’ll have to check out your blog to see what the “process” is.

btw, very cool.

-- If you're over 100 years old there's an 80% chance you're a woman.

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#10 posted 08-19-2010 05:55 AM

Exquisite work! Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#11 posted 08-20-2010 06:11 AM

just curious as to what you are using to sand the gesso(I know 1200 grit, just what type of paper-adalox?), and how many coats you ended up using? not sure if you ever said what the origional wood was. guessing european walnut.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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#12 posted 08-20-2010 09:26 AM

I use 3D wet and dry, 20 coats of gesso and 13 coats of bole.
The wood is lime.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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