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Project by GaryW posted 04-10-2013 12:16 AM 1332 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saved this little box from the trash at a flee market. Had it collecting dust on my garage shelf. Well saw a video from Steve Good and throught I would try my hand at liquid inlay. Searched the web and found a holloween spider from 2009. Scroll sawed the spider and poured the inlay. Working on a flowered clock, may be finished with it about a week.

-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...





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scrollsaw

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#1 posted 04-10-2013 12:24 AM

Very nice I like the scroll work.

-- Todd

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nakedjoinery

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#2 posted 04-10-2013 12:26 AM

Ok first off I love any or most all inlay materials. Can you elaberate on brand or material used for inlay and technique? I like it thanks.

-- mike c

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GaryW

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#3 posted 04-10-2013 12:38 AM

InLance epoxy, $30 a pint, plenty of colors, this spider is Turquoise and metalic red flakes. The metal settled to
the bottom, look at the spider center on the inside of the box. Had trouble finding Inlace but did find it at www.turtlefeathers.net .. drying time to sanding- 4 hours,, sujjest 24 + hrs before sanding. Need lots of fresh air.
also you can buy clear and use powder dye, works just as well but the Turquise looks a little like rocks, I like it, now I can add color to my scroll saw cutting.

-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...

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nakedjoinery

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#4 posted 04-10-2013 02:24 AM

Thanks so much, I’m gonna have to give it a go.

-- mike c

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 04-10-2013 08:43 AM

Well done…

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

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indgreg

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#6 posted 04-10-2013 12:06 PM

very sharp & thanks for explaining more would love to try something like that

-- greg indiana

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Hawk9

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#7 posted 04-11-2013 05:15 AM

Gary, I really like that spider design. Looks neat.
If you’re having trouble with the heavier metallic settling to the bottom you could do the Inlace pour in two stages. Fill half way with plain red or whatever color and let set. Then do a second pour with the flakes mixed in.
I’ve also done a full pour and waited until it started to set up and then pushed flakes or whatever in the top.
Keep playing with it and have fun.
Waiting for your next project!

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Monkman

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#8 posted 04-11-2013 06:54 PM

I really like the spider design. I am going to try this with a scorpion.

-- MonkeyMonk

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#9 posted 04-12-2013 02:19 PM

Pretty neat inlay. You made the box cool and special, nice upgrade to it. Well done!

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