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I decided to clean up some scraps and those that have seen my shop know I have plenty of those. I don’t know why I put walnut stain on red oak, but what the hey.jockmike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#1 posted 03-02-2007 11:56 PM
That’s what I need to do is make some things out of the scraps that I have laying around the shop. I think the walnut stain looks just fine on the oak..
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
#2 posted 03-03-2007 12:01 AM
Well thanks again Max. I thought it would make a nice contrast with the cherry wood and ebony. mike
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#3 posted 03-03-2007 12:08 AM
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
#4 posted 03-03-2007 12:16 AM
Thanks Don, what have you been up to? I don’t see any new profects buddy. mike
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#5 posted 03-03-2007 12:29 AM
That knot gives the top a lot of character, just like its turner. I think the walnut stain looks good. What is the size of it?
-- Jesus is Lord!
#6 posted 03-03-2007 12:33 AM
I am a character, its only about 5 in. round and 5 in tall, with lid on, mike
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#7 posted 03-03-2007 03:09 AM
Thats some nice stuff Mike!
#8 posted 03-03-2007 08:15 AM
Quote Mike: ”Thanks Don, what have you been up to? I don’t see any new profects buddy.”
To be honest, not much in the way of completed projects. I had a bit of a setback today. Almost finished a box, then knocked it to the floor. One of the wooden hinges snapped, so I’m now carefully removing it an will need to fashion a new hinge. About three hours of work involved.
Most of the project I’ve posed here were made over the past six years. Unfortunately, I didn’t keep a complete photographic record of all my projects, so some are just memories. My rate of posting projects will be much slower because they will only come when each project is completed.
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#9 posted 03-03-2007 12:01 PM
Hi Mike;—-well I see your posting more of those works of ‘wood art’ that you do so great!
To my way of seeing, that use of stain and knots is great character….GODSPEED,Frank
-- --frank, NH, http://rusticwoodart.tumblr.com/
#10 posted 03-03-2007 09:18 PM
Thanks for the measurements, Mike. I said you have great character, buddy…not that you are a character. Keep up the great work.
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