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Project by George watkins posted 05-16-2012 07:49 AM 2823 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello folks

here’s a new piece I’ve just completed

its two piece’s of natural edge coolibah burr with red pearlescent resin 2 7/8” wide by 2 7/8” tall

-- it can't rain all the time!!





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#1 posted 05-16-2012 09:49 AM

Amazing workand colors its a real beauty!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 05-16-2012 10:25 AM

Fine looking piece.

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#3 posted 05-16-2012 11:34 AM

Nice piece! This is a great example of what you can do with a gift from Mother Nature!
A real eye catcher!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 05-16-2012 11:52 AM

Beautiful wood and workmanship!! The resin makes it magnificant!!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 05-16-2012 01:15 PM

Interesting, and very well done.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 05-16-2012 01:54 PM

That is beautiful. What type of resin do you use and where do you get it? How do you get such a beautiful finish on it?

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 05-16-2012 02:31 PM

Wow George – that’s beautiful. I’d love to see what the process looks like for casting that piece – was it solid, or around a form of some sort?

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#8 posted 05-16-2012 11:41 PM

sweet

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#9 posted 05-16-2012 11:43 PM

Beautiful!

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#10 posted 05-17-2012 01:26 AM

Wow! wow! wow!.......I like vvm!

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#11 posted 05-17-2012 03:12 AM

Beautifully executed! I’d love to know more about the technique you use if you are willing to share it.

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#12 posted 05-17-2012 06:26 AM

thank you for your kind comments

-- it can't rain all the time!!

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#13 posted 05-17-2012 04:14 PM

Now that is fantastic!

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#14 posted 05-17-2012 08:24 PM

Wow, Another beautiful masterpiece!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#15 posted 05-18-2012 01:34 AM

That’s really beautiful, would make a nice addition to any art museum.

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

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