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Project by dustynewt posted 922 days ago 1084 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are orders from the past week.

The first pic is of Pau Amarello (yellowheart) keychains with inlaid Paduak hearts.

The rest have hearts colored with acrylic ink. The woods (respectively) are Boxwood, Purpleheart, Zebrawood and Pau Amarello (again).

They are cut on a 1976 Craftsman Bandsaw, with either a 1/16” or 1/8” blade.

The free-hand letter style is one I have developed to be flexible with different letter combinations, so that “short grain” is minimized. They are surprisingly strong.

I sand them to 600 grit, apply three coats of clear lacquer.

They are fun to do and EVERYONE loves their name.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/





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Roger

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#1 posted 922 days ago

mighty fine cuttin and gr8 mix o woods

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 922 days ago

Very cool I like em.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Diggerjacks

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#3 posted 922 days ago

Hello Dustynewt

As usual very nice keychains

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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