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This is a mahogany plate that I inlay-ed with black palm square and yellow colored resin. This resin is so much fun to work with.
-- Brian Brooks, Maine
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#1 posted 06-23-2011 09:40 PM
I have experimented with both fiberglass resin and epoxy. Exactly what type of resin did you use here?
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 06-23-2011 10:10 PM
hi looks great love the colour looks like fun
#3 posted 06-23-2011 10:31 PM
I use West System and color it with Trans Tint.
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#4 posted 06-23-2011 10:36 PM
Nice effect Brian, have you ever used Inlace?
-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - http://www.chrisboreham.co.uk - http://throughwoodeneyes.tumblr.com/
#5 posted 06-23-2011 10:49 PM
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#6 posted 06-24-2011 10:44 AM
Well done, I love working with West System Epoxy as well. Not cheap but stuff is amazing!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#7 posted 06-24-2011 08:18 PM
very kool idea/s gives great looks
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#8 posted 06-24-2011 09:12 PM
Very nice effect Brian and gorgeous plate. I’m curious about pic. 2, the clear stuff in the groove prior to setting the blocks. What did you use, and why?
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
#9 posted 06-25-2011 02:57 PM
rance, That is clear resin you have to seal the wood so the die wont seep in to the wood grain.
#10 posted 06-25-2011 03:20 PM
Thanks, that makes sense.
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#11 posted 06-27-2011 04:14 AM
love that platter. is that a 2 part resin you seal the wood with? where is it available?
-- wiser1934, new york
#12 posted 06-28-2011 12:14 AM
wiser yes its two part its west system ,and any boat yard would have it I also get it from Rockler wood working.
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