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This is just a pine ply wood with a Jacobean stain on it.





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Jordan

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#1 posted 1435 days ago

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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EROCK

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#2 posted 1435 days ago

Hard to believe that’s plywood. Great job!

-- Eric, Seattle Washington - Sawdust Maker

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Kindlingmaker

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#3 posted 1435 days ago

This is art! Beautiful work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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sandhill

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#4 posted 1435 days ago

Very cool!

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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savannah505

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#5 posted 1435 days ago

That is very nice, a real beauty.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1435 days ago

Plywood? No way no that is a sign of an artist!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 1435 days ago

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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Flemming

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#8 posted 1435 days ago

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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Eli Adamit

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#9 posted 1435 days ago

creative idea, wonderful result.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 1435 days ago

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!!

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glowworm

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#11 posted 1435 days ago

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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mmh

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#12 posted 1435 days ago

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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jockmike2

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#13 posted 1435 days ago

Beautiful unique work. What a surprise.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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lumberdustjohn

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#14 posted 1435 days ago

Sharp looking!
Love the contrasting finish.
I too see the Peacock tailfeathers in this

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Div

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#15 posted 1434 days ago

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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