Blue Birch Purse

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Project by mgb_2x posted 07-08-2013 02:45 PM 820 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Same as earlier red purse.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#1 posted 07-08-2013 02:52 PM

Very cool! How is it working with the gold leaf? Do you feel it will be durable? Also did you put a finish over it?

*If Anyone messes with the woman wearing this purse I pity them and the lump on their head; nice job!

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

Working with gold leaf is an experience all unto itself, was a real challenge for a knuckle dragging woodworker like me. But it really adds a nice touch. You can get all the materials at Michael’s and learn all you need on YouTube. I do apply finish over the leaf. Although I do keep them as light as possible they could be used as a weapon in the right hands.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#3 posted 07-08-2013 03:13 PM

This is another pretty one. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 07-08-2013 06:35 PM

This is a very nice project. Just love the appearance of the dyed wood.

-- Joe, South Carolina

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#5 posted 07-08-2013 11:41 PM

Another nice one and the blue looks great….well done

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 07-09-2013 06:49 PM

Awesome work… These are really cool, again thanks for sharing!

-- Dan

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#7 posted 07-11-2013 02:37 PM

Fantastic purse! Great design, like the striking blue color and the engraving adds a great accent. Great job!

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#8 posted 07-11-2013 02:57 PM

Unique idea,nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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