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Project by darryl posted 708 days ago 865 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’d like to introduce “Penelope”! Made primarily of pine from an old bunkbed frame along with a feature ring of Bloodwood and Spalted Maple. I applied two coats of ebony stain and two coats of tung oil to the interior of the vessel.

There are 123 segments in this piece and it’s finished with 8 coats of tung oil and 3 coats of paste wax. The vessel is approx 6”x6”.





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scottb

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#1 posted 708 days ago

nice! only 123 segments? ;)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#2 posted 708 days ago

so cool what you are doing—-remember when you started these??? very cool stuff…

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#3 posted 708 days ago

Very nice!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 708 days ago

love these colors!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 708 days ago

Great work, some real nice work.

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

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#6 posted 708 days ago

Darryl, you are a master at this craft!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#7 posted 707 days ago

Awesome piece Darryl. Thats pretty cool bunk bed wood.

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darryl

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#8 posted 707 days ago

Thank you ken90712, lew, matt garcia and napaman!

scottb – oh don’t you worry, I have more designs that use more pieces ;)

moonls – I graciously accept your compliment, though I am not close to being a master yet! :)

loucarb – this is my second piece that was transformed from old furniture, I definately like that aspect of the project!

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