My 1st plywood project

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Project by Diane Mc posted 08-29-2018 05:58 PM 1138 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started by making a block from sheets of plywood, and then randomness shaped and carved it out until I was happy with the final shape, clear coated with a gloss polyurethane.

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#1 posted 08-29-2018 06:31 PM

Really clever and very impressive, who new you could make plywood look so good.

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#2 posted 08-29-2018 08:56 PM

pretty neat – and does this have a name ?

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#3 posted 08-29-2018 09:04 PM

Nice work on your first project! I would say your first swing was a hole in one!

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#4 posted 08-29-2018 10:56 PM

Hey Dianne, that is a great pieces, you have taken plywood art to a new level. Well done, this is better that doing bowls.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#5 posted 08-30-2018 01:22 AM

Clever, and artistic. Well done.

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#6 posted 08-30-2018 01:33 AM

Dick, No name yet for this one, I’m open to suggestions though

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#7 posted 08-30-2018 01:35 AM

Hi, Bob, thanks for the encouragement

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#8 posted 08-30-2018 04:41 AM

PlyArt, whodathunkit. It looks really neat though, nice job.

I doubled back to peek at the pics, and the hole makes it..

Thanks for posting it for us.

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#9 posted 08-30-2018 06:32 AM

Very creative. What are the dimensions?

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#10 posted 08-30-2018 04:55 PM


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#11 posted 08-30-2018 09:24 PM

jackinNac, it measures 14h x 13w x4d the stand takes it up to about 19”

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#12 posted 08-31-2018 11:16 AM

Hand carving or power carving? Love it!

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#13 posted 08-31-2018 03:27 PM

ItsJill, both hand and power tools, I have a few tools from Arbortec that I love and work great for carving and shaping the wood, also used sawzall and hole saw, along with hand tools, chisels, plane, and lots of sanding

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#14 posted 09-04-2018 04:11 PM

Another kewl one, and welcome to LJ’s

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