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Mesquite Cookie Jar With Woody Wood Pecker Inlay

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Project by Borgmc1 posted 943 days ago 1194 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inlay consist of;
Coral for the red
Quartz for the white
Crushed Yellow Glass for the yellow
Coffee Grounds for the Out line for the inlay
Finish
Inside coated with an FDA approved epoxy
Outside Acrylic
10 inch tall
7.25 inch wide
7.25 inch to the top of the jar with out the lid
4 coats of CA and wet sanded to 2000





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 943 days ago

Wow that’s some fancy inlay ,good job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 942 days ago

How did you do the inlay? Glass in epoxy? Amazing work!

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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Borgmc1

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#3 posted 942 days ago

Thank you for the complement Philzoel. I crush the inlay material myself, carve out the pattern in the wood, inlay with CA glue, then sand, then repeat per color.

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#4 posted 879 days ago

I don’t know how I missed your inlay work before. I like your use of colors and materials.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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#5 posted 879 days ago

Thank You JoeyG. I try to work with natural material and love to keep it simple.

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#6 posted 879 days ago

I use epoxy and acrylics to do similar work. I did a blog on how I do them here: http://lumberjocks.com/JoeyG/blog/series/4660

Maybe you could give it a read and we can compare notes. I really like how yours came out and would be interested to see how someone else approaches this art form.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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