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Project by lizardhead posted 03-31-2012 11:38 PM 1793 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Who here can identify this????

Edited about an hour later: You guys were on to me right away. It is Corian. Extremely easy to cut to almost perfect joining pieces. But nasty to turn, the shavings go everywhere and don’t even try to turn it without a respirator. Sanding is not nearly as bad as I thought it would be. 60G then 100G – 150G 220G – 400G – 1000G – 4000G – 8000G – 12,000G—About 30 seconds with each grit was all it took.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 11:42 PM

Not I, but it looks very nice.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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TrBlu

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 11:44 PM

It’s a bowl.

Looks like it’s made of Corian.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 03-31-2012 11:44 PM

Is that Corian?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Vintagetoni

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#4 posted 03-31-2012 11:47 PM

My guess is that quartz/ resin countertop material. Beautiful!

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 03-31-2012 11:49 PM

I don’t know but I know it is beautiful!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 03-31-2012 11:56 PM

Dave, you have outdone yourself again. It looks like corian in segments with a half width offset!
nice bowl!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 04-01-2012 12:01 AM

Not even going to attempt a guess, but it’s beautiful, nice job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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lizardhead

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#8 posted 04-01-2012 12:14 AM

Thanks Jim: you are the one that started me with Corian. Oh & I glued the pieces up with CA. The Corian distributor told me that CA would not work. I am going to take this piece back to give it to him. to put on the front counter. Who knows, maybe I can work with him to make inlays for his customers counter tops.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#9 posted 04-01-2012 01:51 AM

yeah, it’s a bowl

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 04-01-2012 01:58 AM

Got to love that solid surfacing for unique projects. Try you a coffee mug and birthday cake sometime. Be sure to do the cake for the lady of your life.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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sedcokid

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#11 posted 04-01-2012 02:00 AM

Outstanding~~

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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peteg

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#12 posted 04-01-2012 02:56 AM

Nice job indeed Dave, I use a bit of corian & find it polishes very well with Brasso after 600 grit
well done
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 04-01-2012 12:59 PM

Out of site, LH. It’s beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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JollyGreen67

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#14 posted 04-01-2012 05:39 PM

Beautiful ! Words cannot describe how beautiful it is. What kind of adhesive did you use?

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected !

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lizardhead

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#15 posted 04-01-2012 06:26 PM

As I said above—I glued the pieces up with CA.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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