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Project by Dan'um Style posted 2258 days ago 2010 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello

Three of my most recent pieces.

Left photo is titled: The River’s Edge.

Stoneware tile designs inspired by Birger Sandzen woodblock prints.
Wood is Makore with my same’ole tried and true finishing method, top coated with seedlac and walnut paste wax.
Tiles are acid patinated iron oxide finish.

Center photo is titled: Path to the Bungalow

Wood is Mansonia. Same finish method.
Stoneware tile is acid patinated Bronze finish.

Third photo is titled: Bristlecone Pine

Frame is made from Zebrawood, with same finish as before, with the exception the “face-side” was resanded after it was oil stained because the Zebrawood sucked up the pigment like crazey and wiped out all of the Zebra figure. Wet sanded to 400 grit with seedlac topcoat. Walnut paste wax.

Tile is acid patinatinated copper finish.

First two pieces are half-lap construction, with patinated iron blacksmith rivets

Third one is mortice and tennon contruction.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 2258 days ago

Hey Dan;

If anyone has ever found their “calling”, it’s you!

Great work as always.

Perfection.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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TomFran

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#2 posted 2258 days ago

Just beautiful!!!!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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scott shangraw

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#3 posted 2258 days ago

Nice Work!!!

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2258 days ago

As Lee said, you have really mastered this particular art form. Beautiful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dan'um Style

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#5 posted 2258 days ago

Thanks for all the encouragement guys ! Lumberjocks is great isn’t it ?

Where else can someone find such a great bunch ? !!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 2258 days ago

Beautiful stuff. I hope your E-Bay outlet is still going strong!

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trifern

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#7 posted 2258 days ago

Beautiful work Dan. I love the one in the middle. It’s coloration reminds me of raku. Have you ever tried raku firing? Thank you for sharing. You are a true artist.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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griff

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#8 posted 2258 days ago

Beautiful, the third one really catches my eye.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Max

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#9 posted 2258 days ago

Some more great work Dan. I like the use of the rivets. Having any luck on eBay selling????

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 2258 days ago

Hello All. thanks for all the great feedback.

Always trying new things. Rivets, brass screws, bolts etc. Keeping myself entertained.
Max
Ebay is hit of miss. Had couple good ones recently.
Trifern
Raku is something I have not tried yet. Hope to soon.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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jockmike2

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#11 posted 2258 days ago

I likey too. They all look archaic, middle ages or something like that. It’s strange how they are attractive.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Bigbuck

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#12 posted 2257 days ago

Very nice. I really like the way the way you give them an aged look. Outstanding!

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Dennis Zongker

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#13 posted 2218 days ago

Very nice, I really like your design.

-- Dennis Zongker

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jeanmarc

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#14 posted 2215 days ago

Beautiful work Dan.

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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Timber4fun

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#15 posted 2215 days ago

Lights out. Takes a lot of skill to do that. Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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