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Project by waho6o9 posted 04-27-2013 09:35 PM 952 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Red rock + Samba 4/4 from exoticwoods2000 (ebay) and some Padauk legs
made this Suiseki a fun project.

The rock is a press fit into the mortise and I like the way it turned out.

The Samba was too light so I put some Padauk dust from the leg making session
and rubbed it into the open pores. Added some shellac, and then Minwax
wipe on Poly.





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bhog

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 09:57 PM

Pretty neat waho,I like the legs.

The dust trick is a good one.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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Hybridwoodwork

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#2 posted 04-28-2013 01:15 AM

Cool stones are underrated, it’s about time they got some respect!

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

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wiser1934

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 02:20 AM

very nice work good eye for these combo’s

-- wiser1934, new york

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#4 posted 04-28-2013 02:33 AM

Good stuff. Mixing up the materials makes for interesting pieces.

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waho6o9

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#5 posted 04-28-2013 04:35 AM

Thank you for the kind words, I appreciate them!

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#6 posted 05-01-2013 02:08 PM

Beautiful and interesting piece. The pretty stone really goes well with the carved base and legs. Great job!

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