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Project by darryl posted 1262 days ago 1274 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This group of four bottle stoppers from my patchwork series was a bit of an experiment. Each stopper has four species of wood. Three of the species in each stopper are Walnut, Maple and Mahogany. The fourth specie is different in each stopper and includes Cherry, Brazilian Cherry, Bloodwood and White Oak. I wanted to show the uniqueness the patchwork series can achieve even when similar wood selections. I think it worked.

As with the previous group of bottle stoppers I posted, these four all have two coats of Tung oil and wax for a finish. There are 151 segments in each stopper.

All comments welcome.





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ellen35

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#1 posted 1262 days ago

Darryl,
Your work is always so interesting!
These are outstanding!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Loucarb

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#2 posted 1262 days ago

Fantastic stoppers Darryl.

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Spoontaneous

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#3 posted 1261 days ago

Really like these. Itty bitty pieces make a cool effect!!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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lew

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#4 posted 1261 days ago

Gorgeous, as always, Darryl.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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matt garcia

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#5 posted 1261 days ago

I still don’t know how you glue them all up!! Amazing!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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