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Project by donaldmee posted 08-16-2010 09:21 PM 2574 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my new pieces it is made movingui , the metal going through the wood is aluminum and the base is steel. I love the fig. of the movingui and how the metal and the wood change with the light .

-- donald mee





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Tom Goodman

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#1 posted 08-16-2010 09:58 PM

This is COOL ! !

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 08-16-2010 10:50 PM

The wood top is awesome! I hope you plugged the top of the pipes or they will end up as trash receptacles. I was a welder before I retired and every time I left a pipe uncapped, it was guaranteed to end up with all sorts of trash in them. Maybe you have better trained people around you! Nice job otherwise.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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David

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#3 posted 08-17-2010 12:47 AM

very nice, I like it when wood is mixed with other mediums.

-- “Don’t tell me what can’t be done, tell me what you want done then shut up and get out of my way and let me do it!”

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stephen

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#4 posted 08-17-2010 03:07 AM

Great piece Donald. I also love the use of wood and steel. Never seen movingui. It’s beautiful and alive. How did you finish the wood?

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donaldmee

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#5 posted 08-17-2010 03:40 AM

I sanded it to 400 grit and used tung oil about 9 coats with out the oil the wood seemed to oxidize in the air but it really came alive once the oil was applied.

-- donald mee

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Mudcat

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#6 posted 08-17-2010 04:52 AM

Wow. Great blend of materials!

-- Warning: Retard with sharp tools

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Rick

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#7 posted 08-17-2010 02:19 PM

I love that table top.

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Div

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#8 posted 08-17-2010 08:26 PM

Donald, I dig your combination of materials. What do you use on the steel to prevent rust?

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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DDDamian

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#9 posted 12-16-2010 09:47 PM

Figured woods + metal = stunning! Great work!!!

-- - before I could only dream it....

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