|Project by Maxx||posted 10-21-2010 02:45 AM||1783 views||4 times favorited||4 comments|
I made a few of these for my family out of purpleheart and my wife asked me, “Where’s ours?”
So – this is ours. The wood is chechen. Not the easiest to work with, but I think it’s well worth the time. It’s a very hard, heavy wood and finishes to a wonderful dark brown. The design isn’t tricky – what you see is what you get here. I have a dowel going down the middle (through the ‘shamash’) so the branches can rotate. You can have it as tidy or disjointed as you’re in the mood for. Natural stain, 50/50 laquer/poly finish. Thanks for taking a look.
-- Where did all this sawdust come from?