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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 1423 days ago 2167 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 1423 days ago

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 1423 days ago

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 1423 days ago

WOW, VERY NICE, I LIKE THAT ALLOT.

-- Have a great day.

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BarbS

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#4 posted 1423 days ago

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1423 days ago

Super Art Keith really cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 1423 days ago

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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Andy Needles

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#7 posted 1423 days ago

Awesome! Me likes it!

-- rustic andy

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#8 posted 1423 days ago

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 1423 days ago

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 1423 days ago

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 1423 days ago

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 1422 days ago

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

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

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 1422 days ago

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 1422 days ago

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 1422 days ago

WHAT A BEAUTIFUL PIECE…i love it…

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

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