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Project by nailbanger2 posted 876 days ago 1066 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tea light holder started as an experiment with the “string theory” design using a jigsaw (before I had my bandsaw). I wanted to see if I could do it, and it worked! After the second glue-up, I saw what could be a flame in the pattern, so I resawed the piece, then used Rit dyes in black, then red on the inner maple using the jatoba string as my border. LOML immediately claimed it for herself, luckily she lets me look at it.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 876 days ago

Guess you should do “brane theory” next

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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nailbanger2

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#2 posted 876 days ago

I’m not familiar with “brane theory”, Don, but for those not familiar with “string theory”, here’s the link-

http://lumberjocks.com/newTim/blog/17609

and many thanks to New Tim, and all you LumberJocks. And one other thing to all- Happy Thanksgiving!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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Dusty56

11605 posts in 2188 days


#3 posted 875 days ago

Google “brane theory” ...fascinating , to say the least.

Nice candle holder. : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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kiefer

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#4 posted 875 days ago

Very nice design and execution.

Thanks
Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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nailbanger2

920 posts in 1644 days


#5 posted 875 days ago

Thank you all for the very nice comments, and Dusty for the clue.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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