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Ash platter with imitation gold leaf

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Project by George watkins posted 1209 days ago 1106 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks

here’s a Ash platter with imitation gold leaf applied- designed to be decorative from both sides as its to be displayed on a shelf which forms a partition in a room

14” diameter

-- it can't rain all the time!!





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StevenAntonucci

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#1 posted 1209 days ago

Did you gesso the leafed area’s to make them smooth first? It looks like you must have filled that area somehow to cover the ash pores?

-- Steven

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George watkins

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#2 posted 1209 days ago

hello

No i just sealed the surface with zinnser BIN then used the gold size- you can see the grain pattern thru the leaf which is what i wanted

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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Chip

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#3 posted 1208 days ago

That’s a beautiful piece of turning art George. Great job!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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George watkins

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#4 posted 1207 days ago

Thank you

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 1203 days ago

Very nice George! I have never tried this technique, well done! thanks for sharing…

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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