Star girl picture frame

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Project by CJay posted 04-04-2013 07:55 PM 1245 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made to remember a friend who’s nickname meant star, and put here to show the precess not the frame.

Rout out the shape you wish to inlay. Keep the bottom as clean as possible, it’ll be visible.

Pour in epoxy resin. Here i’ve used West Systems.

Scrape/plane/sand the resin smooth. Sand with a random orbit to 180 grit. Wax will make any scratches invisible.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - -

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#1 posted 04-04-2013 08:12 PM

Cool good job.

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#2 posted 04-04-2013 08:16 PM

Great job.

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#3 posted 04-05-2013 01:55 AM

Very cool and one of a kind!!

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#4 posted 04-05-2013 03:59 PM

That is a nice effect! I imagine you could tint the epoxy to create an even broader range of effects.
Thanks for sharing.
Well done.

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#5 posted 04-05-2013 04:00 PM

GReat idea and well done!

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#6 posted 04-08-2013 02:53 PM

Like it. A very cool frame with the lovely stars. Great job!

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