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This is just a pine ply wood with a Jacobean stain on it.
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#1 posted 08-17-2010 05:33 AM
This looks like peacock feathers. Is the Jacobean you use a Minwax transparent product? That’s what I use and I love it!
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#2 posted 08-17-2010 05:48 AM
Hard to believe that’s plywood. Great job!
-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker
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#3 posted 08-17-2010 05:57 AM
This is art! Beautiful work!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#4 posted 08-17-2010 06:47 AM
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#5 posted 08-17-2010 07:26 AM
That is very nice, a real beauty.
-- Dan Wiggins
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#6 posted 08-17-2010 11:07 AM
Plywood? No way no that is a sign of an artist!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#7 posted 08-17-2010 12:11 PM
I’ve seen quite a bit of plywood segmenting, but this with the stain & finish may be the most eye catching..nice
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#8 posted 08-17-2010 01:50 PM
who would have thought even plywood could be beautiful :D really cool effect!
-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.
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#9 posted 08-17-2010 01:54 PM
creative idea, wonderful result.
-- Eli Adamit, Israel
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#10 posted 08-17-2010 02:29 PM
That is just amazing the look you can get with segments of plywood. I really like that piece. How many segments to each row and how thick was the plywood to begin with?Thanks for sharing. I must try that some time just to achieve that look. It sould have a myriad of looks depending on the color too.It looks like the plywood was laid flat on the top and bottom of the lower section. Is that right?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#11 posted 08-17-2010 04:14 PM
There are 12 segments to each row of this piece. The ply wood was only 3/4” thick I almost ran into some problems with it getting a little thin so I would either do more segments or do thicker ply wood. The problem with more segments is you would not get to see as much of the pattern that way.
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#12 posted 08-17-2010 05:09 PM
Indeed, this is quite an impressive visual effect for plywood. Very elegant and sophisticated compared to most segmented turnings. I really like this.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#13 posted 08-17-2010 07:02 PM
Beautiful unique work. What a surprise.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#14 posted 08-17-2010 07:04 PM
Sharp looking!Love the contrasting finish.I too see the Peacock tailfeathers in this
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#15 posted 08-17-2010 08:15 PM
very creative! Who needs rare exotic timbers?
-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."
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