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Project by Monkman posted 01-23-2013 09:53 PM 1489 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I would like to thank Trifern’s blog “2 DYE 4” for the results that are being displayed.

The first picture was made from poplar wood and was dyed with a combination of red and brown. The last two pictures were made from pine and were dyed with the same combination. I am truly gobsmacked by their results.

-- MonkeyMonk





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#1 posted 01-23-2013 10:36 PM

Beautiful work

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#2 posted 01-24-2013 02:09 AM

Turned out great.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#3 posted 01-24-2013 11:12 PM

My son On the USS Enterprise just asked me for one.I think I’m going to try a wall mount . Good job, it looks great!

-- stan, oxford, mi smiod2@aol.com Make all the finest joints but the only thing they will remember is the finish!

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#4 posted 03-04-2013 07:48 PM

Are you using a fluting jig of sort to make your slots?

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#5 posted 03-04-2013 09:14 PM

No, my way is probably much more complicated. Since I never have time to create such a jig, I use my incra system to help me do the job. First, I draw on the routing side of the board all my lines which indicate each start and finish. Second, I transcribe that over on the top of the board so I know where to place it on the solid carbibe spiral bit. This also lets me know where to start and finish as I push the board across the width of my router table. Last all I do is move my incra rounting fence attachment back 1/2 inch each time taking in account the bit, which is 1/8 inch. As you can see, probably way more complicated then it should be, but everything I do is self taught or learned through wood shop magazines. Although, Lumberjocks has been a wealth of information over the past two years and has taught me more than I would have proably learned in a decade. Thanks for asking and if have any idea of making this an easier process please let me know.

-- MonkeyMonk

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