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Project by quicksilver posted 821 days ago 1311 views 5 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Mostly softwood tops. Wild shapes are possible with softwood because it’s so light.
One is Maple and Bloodwood and the instructions are in Michael Cullen’s book.
Two are Aromatic Cedar and have such a great smell unfinished.
I like them shinny so finished with Quick 15 (super fast drying varnish from Zinsser).

http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=250&sid=07101

Use a parting tool to make the multiwing tops.
Have fun and amaze your family.
Make enough to give away.

-- Quicksilver





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#1 posted 821 days ago

Those are great. Nice wood choice and shapes. I like the finish also.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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