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Small Basket Illusion Platter

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Project by Julian posted 04-12-2018 03:12 AM 973 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small basket illusion platter made from soft maple. 7 1/2” in diameter. This was a fun pattern to make and relatively easy pattern to color with ink markers. 3 main colors (black, burnt orange, olive green) and some yellow in the center.

-- Julian





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Lazyman

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#1 posted 04-12-2018 04:09 AM

Very nice. I have been thinking about trying one of those but I am not sure that I have the patience for it.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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John

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#2 posted 04-12-2018 04:14 AM

You’re doing a great job on your baskets Julian, real nice work!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 04-12-2018 06:11 AM

Just great… as usual!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 04-12-2018 06:30 AM

Nice Julian. Keep on going.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#5 posted 04-12-2018 10:55 AM

top notch, as always. I really enjoy seeing your work. Thanks for sharing.

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#6 posted 04-12-2018 02:36 PM

another master piece.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 04-12-2018 02:48 PM

Yes, another masterpiece. Beautiful!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 04-12-2018 02:58 PM

Cool—help me out here—do you have a description on how you do this? Is it burning the lines with a burning pen and then coloring afterwards?

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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Julian

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#9 posted 04-12-2018 03:06 PM

Chuck, yup that’s basically how it’s done. If your interested in the details there is a good video on YouTube by Harvey Meyer in which he shows and explains the process. Just search; “Harvey Meyer Basket Illusion Demonstration”.

-- Julian

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#10 posted 04-12-2018 03:07 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Julian

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ralbuck

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#11 posted 04-12-2018 04:36 PM

Interesting, unique and very well crafted too.

All that makes a 10+ score!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#12 posted 04-12-2018 10:26 PM

I just marvel at one that has the patience and ability to accomplish this – kudos to you !

-- 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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#13 posted 04-12-2018 11:19 PM

wonderful..I luv the design and your color choices

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#14 posted 04-13-2018 11:51 PM

Good work

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#15 posted 04-14-2018 05:25 AM

Thanks, Julian!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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