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Flower and Hummingbird #2

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Project by dansnow posted 07-06-2013 11:07 PM 805 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second Flower with Hummingbird from Steve Goods’ designs. My first time using purpleheart, and dang that wood is hard compared to what I’m used to. It was tedious compound cutting the 10 flower petals, but I just love the color. I knew the first time I saw the wood I was going to have to make something with it.
It only has the first coat of clear lacquer at this point, plan to add at least 2 or maybe 3 more coats.

The base and stem are black walnut, the leaves are red oak, the center of the flower is bocote, and the hummer is poplar.

Thanks for looking.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-08-2013 01:21 PM

Wow! That is really a neat project!! Thanks for sharing!!
...........Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 01:15 PM

Very pretty! Great design and the purpleheart is stunning, very attractive. Great work!

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