Suiseki on a ledge

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Project by waho6o9 posted 402 days ago 750 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another fun project using walnut, maple, Zebrawood, and some kind of rosewood
I think.

I couldn’t put a rock on the base because the grain was just too cool. And the Zebra
wood had some interesting edge grain so I combined the lot and came up with
this Suiseki on the ledge.

Several coats of Shellac and we’re good to go.

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Lee Barker

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#1 posted 402 days ago

Stunning. I would appreciate it even more if I had a little background on Suiseki.



-- " his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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#2 posted 402 days ago

Thank you Lee.

Here’s some info and images:

Fellow LJer Hybridwoodworker has some outstanding Suiseki projects as well.

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#3 posted 402 days ago

I have a couple of cool looking stones sitting on my workbench that I want to try this on.
I hope they come close to as nice as yours.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#4 posted 402 days ago

Unique and facinating…on so many levels!

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

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#5 posted 402 days ago

You have some nice elements on this one. Plus I like you unique/non traditional style.

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#6 posted 400 days ago

So cool! Great wood colors and combination. Interesting concept. Well done!

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#7 posted 400 days ago

I was in the same boat Eric. I had this cool looking rock and wanted to do something and couldn’t
figure it out until I saw HybridWoodWorker’s Suiseki. Yours will come out just fine and I’m looking
forward to it on the projects page when and if you have a chance.

Thanks Hybrid for the kind words and your inspiration as well.

I appreciate the compliment Shane. I know it’s not traditional but I liked the
way it turned out.

Thank you FishinBo! It took a while to get there, but I’m glad I did.

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