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Baltic Birch, gold leaf, leather cord. some felt and a few magnets

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Project by mgb_2x posted 07-08-2013 02:25 PM 1127 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another purse style that I have created. I had previously used solid blocks of wood and carved out the center. On this model I machine several layers creating the final shape which has a hollow core. After separating top and bottom I add the magnet pockets and holes to attached the leather cord. Sand, color with die, put a few coats of sealer on then back in the router to engrave the heart. Gold leave the engraving then apply 5 coats of finish. Final step is to add felt and glues leather cord in place.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove





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indgreg

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#1 posted 07-08-2013 02:35 PM

that is sharp

-- greg indiana

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#2 posted 07-08-2013 02:37 PM

really nice

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JR_Dog

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#3 posted 07-08-2013 02:55 PM

Okay, now let’s see this you slap some amboyna burl veneer on the face of this. Really like the gold leaf!

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mgb_2x

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#4 posted 07-08-2013 03:03 PM

JR I have a good friend who makes high end chess boards and he uses lots of Amboyna. For Christmas he surprised me with a very large slab of burl. I sanded it and finish it and it now it sits on my coffee table. I don’t think I could ever make anything that would do it justice.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#5 posted 07-08-2013 03:10 PM

This is a beautiful purse and I’m sure the ladies love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 07-09-2013 06:44 PM

Very well done, looks great… Had me wondering about the inside with the “man purse” It has all become clear… Added to favorites… Thanks for sharing….

-- Dan

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#7 posted 07-11-2013 02:11 PM

Cool and very pretty purse! Like the stunning color and finish, the heart makes a great accent. Great job!

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