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Mushroom box

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Project by Crooks posted 04-24-2018 11:43 AM 445 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What a fun project this was. I took a block of poplar and drilled holes into it. I taped off one side and filled the holes with a blue epoxy resin. Let cure, and then cut out the mushroom shape with the bandsaw. Poplar isn’t the most dense wood and the resin bled into surrounding grain so i took a blue stain to hide the bleed.

-- Crookswoodenworks





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#1 posted 04-24-2018 01:03 PM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 04-24-2018 04:39 PM

I’ve been wanting to try some epoxy on something, that looks like the something I was looking for

btw – pretty neat project, outcome looks great

-- 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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#3 posted 04-25-2018 04:53 AM

That’s a really great creative idea. In spite of your problems with the epoxy bleeding out it turned out awesome!

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#4 posted 04-28-2018 07:23 PM

Love the box, great idea

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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