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Wood Gears Collage from scrap wood scroll sawn

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Project by woodreamer posted 03-12-2018 04:00 AM 2224 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used scrap wood left over from other projects, too nice to throw out. Many varieties to bring colour to the work were used. To stay within the recycled approach, I used part of a discarded oak cupboard door for the frame and attached a piece of prepped MDF board. The idea was to suggest meshing gears along with rods and piston working in tandem. The piece was finished with a couple of coats of mineral oil.
You can watch the process in my YouTube video: https://youtu.be/UnCrIkS_OzQ
Thanks for watching

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702





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majuvla

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#1 posted 03-12-2018 08:59 AM

Sure this project is a real challenge. I also enjoyed the video. Beautiful combination of different shapes and colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Andrek

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#2 posted 03-12-2018 11:01 AM

Very nicely done, it looks great

-- andrek

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 03-12-2018 11:04 AM

scrap wood ? we know you’re kidding.
great save and execution

That will surely hang on the wall of a mechanical design engineer

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Joe

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#4 posted 03-12-2018 09:12 PM

PERCISION, thats what I would name your art piece. Took imagination and skill to build, great job. Thanks

-- CurleyJoe, In Southern Indiana

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-12-2018 09:49 PM

This is such a nice piece and is very creative and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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woodreamer

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#6 posted 03-13-2018 05:42 AM

Thanks for all the awesome comments! Really appreciate your feedback

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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muesli

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#7 posted 03-13-2018 09:24 AM

Beautiful! A real eyecatcher!

-- Uwe from Germany.

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