Epoxy Inlay Bowl

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Project by captbbrooks posted 05-30-2011 12:08 PM 6154 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second attempt on inlaying with epoxy resin.I used West System epoxy colored it with Trans Tint.I cut the blank up sealed the edges so the color wont bled mixed up the epoxy squished it together and turned it and that’s what I got!

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#1 posted 05-30-2011 02:16 PM

Love it! Epoxy is the most under-used capenters tool. I use it constantly.

-- Dave

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#2 posted 05-30-2011 02:54 PM

That is a cool process.
After I get a little more practice turning, I’m going to give that a try.
Thanks for showing it.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#3 posted 05-30-2011 03:28 PM

Great idea! Neat result. I will add it to my “research” ideas. (note my shop motto)

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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#4 posted 05-30-2011 08:00 PM

WOW, Very cool!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#5 posted 05-30-2011 09:56 PM

came out really awesome. very nice project. thnx for sharin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 05-30-2011 10:05 PM

I must try this method, could you elaborate a little for me, you say you sealed it ! How did the epoxy stick so well after it was sealed. I would have thought it might come easily apart but you have proven this very wrong. I love it well done, and thanks for showing this is definitely on my list of to do items. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#7 posted 05-31-2011 12:45 AM

Nice job I’lll have to try this with my west Systems epoxy I like it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 05-31-2011 07:07 AM

It looks great. Different too.

great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#9 posted 05-31-2011 04:16 PM

that is amazing looking. i love that.

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#10 posted 06-15-2011 04:22 AM

That is awesome! Keep your secrets under your hat and keep your projects posted!!!!!!I like

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