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Project by OregonBurls posted 1387 days ago 1983 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to give the illusion that the wood was weaving behind the mirror. The Koa diamonds took forever to rout and sand. Still learning. I finished the koa with lacquer. It is about 6’ long.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1387 days ago

That is one very cool idea you have brought to life!

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

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mcoyfrog

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#2 posted 1387 days ago

Kewl, I love the design… very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Dez

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#3 posted 1387 days ago

“Still learning” Sounds like the perfect battle cry in this war we call LIFE! Nice job!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Rj

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#4 posted 1387 days ago

This turned out really cool Greg !

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 1387 days ago

Greg,
Another beautiful project! Love the look very unique!
Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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sras

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#6 posted 1387 days ago

I really like this! An excellent way to extend the Koa into a large piece.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Rahm_of_the_Woods

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#7 posted 1387 days ago

Greg,

Did you find the mirror precut, or is that something of your own design?

If it is, I would be interested to learn how you cut it with such amazing results. Any method for cutting “non straight” lines in a mirror has turned out very poorly (chipped glass and such).

Bryan

-- Imagination opens the gates of the universe. –William Patten

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rdlaurance

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#8 posted 1387 days ago

Beautiful design!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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savannah505

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#9 posted 1387 days ago

Wow!!! Very cool indeed.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 1380 days ago

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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