Suiseki waho6o9 style & PI are squared

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Project by waho6o9 posted 531 days ago 1465 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this polished rock and wanted to incorporate it into some lumber
and came up with this after viewing Suiseki work from Hybridwoodworkers
fine work.
The feet are maple and I’m uncertain of the lumber and type of polished
rock that’s in there. It was a fun build and it’s sealed with shellac.
Thanks for the inspiration Hybrid!
PI are squared was made from maple and walnut and it’s a great way
to use up some off fall from other projects.
Thanks to all LumberJocks for their friendly advice on joinery, finishing,
and the sharing of their experiences and ideas, all of which were used
to make these projects!

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#1 posted 531 days ago

Good stuff, the rock is really wild. Are the pi functional or just decorative?

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#2 posted 531 days ago

Very nice, I like both the rock and the woodwork. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 531 days ago

Thanks Shane.
PI is for what ever you want them to be my friend. I sketch it on paper
and then make them as material allows.
The next set may be with the PHI scale 1.618 as in the sketch:

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#4 posted 531 days ago

Thank you Cajunpen!

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#5 posted 530 days ago

Nice job! I dare you to make just one!

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#6 posted 530 days ago

LOL, thanks HybridWW

Two more are in the works, one on the bench
and the other in my brain.

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#7 posted 530 days ago

that piece is spectacular!! i am surprised you did not fill around it with xtal clear epoxy. love that

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 530 days ago

Now everybody knows cornbread are square and pi are round. haa Haa

Great job on mixing the stone and wood.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#9 posted 530 days ago

The wood on top looks like padauk to me. The stone, I don’t know, but it is very nice, good job!

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#10 posted 529 days ago

Thank you folks, I appreciate the comments and support, LJers’ rock.

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#11 posted 280 days ago

Thanks for your response to my question about inlaying stone in a box lid. Your piece illustrated exactly what I was trying to envision re: blending the square edge of the routed inlay recess with the curved edge of the stone cabochon.

In your piece it appears that you blended the edge of the wood with a small radius and dropped the stone into the recess area. I think that’s the approach I’ll use in my initial pieces.
Thanks again for the tip.

-- Jim, Altadena, CA

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