Suiseki on the rocks

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Project by waho6o9 posted 04-14-2013 11:18 PM 1074 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two rocks made with walnut and maple,shaped with a Shinto rasp and some files. Bored 1/4” holes for
brass pins in each rock. I forgot the name of the center wood, but it was there so I used it.

The flat part of the stone was shaped with a 1200 DMT honing plate and
it was done quicker than I thought possible.

One must rotate the rocks to find the balance point, otherwise it tips over.

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 01:26 AM


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

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#2 posted 04-15-2013 01:32 AM

Pretty cool. You make some unique stuff.

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 04:35 AM

Thank you folks, I appreciate the comments.

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#4 posted 04-15-2013 12:58 PM

I like stone and wood in combination. Nice project.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#5 posted 04-15-2013 02:06 PM

Very cool, I like the contrasting woods a lot!

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#6 posted 04-16-2013 10:02 AM

Sorry, I don’t get it.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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