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Project by fissionchips posted 09-03-2011 09:26 PM 1898 views 13 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This project hardly involves the shaping of wood, but I very much liked the result. I made these as Christmas gifts last year from veneer scraps and piano sheet music, with a spray acrylic finish.





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woodjewelry

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#1 posted 09-03-2011 10:11 PM

Like it, great gift idea. How do you stop the veneer splitting?

-- Mark, Lithuania, http://www.woodworkers-online.com

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fissionchips

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#2 posted 09-03-2011 10:19 PM

The wood is quite strong to begin with as long as it’s treated nicely. Gluing the paper on top stabilized the wood further, creating quite a strong sandwich.

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WilsonCreations

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#3 posted 09-03-2011 10:59 PM

That is ingenious, someone is going to be happy this christmas.

-- Wilson

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 09-03-2011 11:12 PM

looking good
thankĀ“s for the idea :-)

Dennis

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SteveMI

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#5 posted 09-04-2011 01:21 AM

Clever and great idea for those small pieces of veneer.

My grandkids would ask how it attaches to the mouse though.

Steve.

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wiser1934

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#6 posted 09-04-2011 04:43 AM

nice job! what did you use for glue?

-- wiser1934, new york

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