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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 08-31-2010 05:30 AM 2332 views 6 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

amber bamboo remnants glued up into a block. 3 sides of outside shape is cut out on the bandsaw. Torn flap is carved using a proxxon I borrowed from my boss. The interior is bored with a forstner bit then carved out with a proxxon, die grinder, and chisels. Stained then coated with lacquer and buffed out. One of my biggest peeves about bamboo is the glue lines. You cannot tame them. So it really limits your design capability. I can see why most of the work done in bamboo is contemporary. Keep it simple and stress free. LOL

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~





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dakremer

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#1 posted 08-31-2010 05:36 AM

that is “wicked cool”!!! PS stop posting such cool projects – i’m supposed to be studying biochemistry!!! and I cant get off Lumberjocks!!!! :) LOL

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 08-31-2010 05:45 AM

Very cool, Keith. It looks very sexual to me. Maybe my mind is just in the gutter. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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grosa

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#3 posted 08-31-2010 05:49 AM

WOW, VERY NICE, I LIKE THAT ALLOT.

-- Have a great day.

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BarbS

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#4 posted 08-31-2010 05:53 AM

So sleek! Very, very nice. Way to go!

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#5 posted 08-31-2010 05:56 AM

Super Art Keith really cool

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 08-31-2010 05:59 AM

Superb!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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rusticandy

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#7 posted 08-31-2010 06:01 AM

Awesome! Me likes it!

-- rustic andy

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 08-31-2010 06:51 AM

all I can say is very nice…. very very nice…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Bearpie

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#9 posted 08-31-2010 06:59 AM

Sleek, sexy, fantastic piece! you did more than good!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#10 posted 08-31-2010 06:59 AM

Love it Kolwdwrkr!

I like the modern sculpted design.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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rdlaurance

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#11 posted 08-31-2010 07:22 AM

Now that design is Exxxxxxxxxquisite! And the color is absolutely perfect with the design. Very elegant. Fabulous job!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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TJ65

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#12 posted 08-31-2010 10:36 AM

I think you are well on your way to your own gallery!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#13 posted 08-31-2010 10:37 AM

Very well done, Like this and the color.

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

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mafe

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#14 posted 08-31-2010 11:08 AM

Wauuu, I think it’s sexy, cool and warm.
That’s a really beautiful piece you have made there.
Thank you for sharing,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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grizzman

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#15 posted 08-31-2010 01:42 PM

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PIECE…i love it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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