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Project by bazz135uk posted 08-04-2013 12:01 AM 1467 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

”S P O T T Y F I S H ” By Bazza:: Made from “LONDON PLANE” & “LEOPARD WOOD” Plus a little Wenge Cherry and Bubinga for the Eye. Around 10 inch across & 7 inch high plus a Keyhole slot on the back useing my palm router and bathed in Tung oil .
Fancied making a spotty fish for a while so here he is with a smile.
Made from amazing Leopard wood very similar to Lacewood and London Plane.
LONDON PLANE was first recorded in SPAIN in the 17th Century and is a HYBRID of Oriental Plane and American Sycamore Has amazing figure like Leopard wood but white/yellow & both softish and brittle.
For more info on London Plane check it out via search engine.
Large fasinating Tree with a very patchy colorful Bark.
Well I enjoyed making my Spotty Fish and it now hangs with pride on my Lobby wall. Thanks for checking out my projects BAZZA.

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#1 posted 08-04-2013 12:39 AM

I like him. Perfect choice of wood. good job!

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

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#2 posted 08-04-2013 01:17 AM

Whimsical in a very cool way—I like it!

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#3 posted 08-04-2013 01:27 AM

Way cool and super fun,nice work.

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#4 posted 08-04-2013 03:33 AM

Almoust swimming!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-04-2013 04:15 AM

I agree, the natural character of this wood worked quite well with this project! Very cool!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#6 posted 08-04-2013 07:39 AM

Love the fish baz great wood choice

-- robert dignam

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#7 posted 08-04-2013 03:09 PM

great wood choice,very nice.thanks for sharing!!!

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#8 posted 08-05-2013 01:33 AM

Great Lookin Fish

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#9 posted 08-05-2013 04:17 AM

Nice job.

-- Todd

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#10 posted 08-07-2013 04:10 PM

It looks good and adorable. Great choice of beautiful woods and finish. Great job!

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#11 posted 08-07-2013 04:47 PM

This looks really good. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#12 posted 08-08-2013 01:45 PM

THANK YOU for all your kind comments on my SPOTTY FISH. This project was not one of my designs
I bought this pattern from AUSSIE SITE for a few dollors and then modified it to suite the timbers.. There is also some good free patterns on his site so go check it out. Regards Bazza.l

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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