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Project by bazz135uk posted 09-26-2013 03:09 PM 594 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok here is my second go at the sail boat but this time made out of 33mm thick GOLDEN IROKO.
Managed to get a bit more definition with this one,stands around 9” high and finnished with Danish oil & beeswax. The angle are quite tricky getting both concave and convex curves right in the sails.
Thanks for checking it out:: BazzA.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR 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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BENTWOOD

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#1 posted 09-26-2013 04:58 PM

You just raised the bar! :) Very nice smooth contours.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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#2 posted 09-27-2013 12:14 AM

Very nice sail boat….you did an excellent job, looks perfect to me and the wood is really nice.

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

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#3 posted 09-27-2013 06:16 PM

Lovely design,great

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 09-27-2013 10:53 PM

Thanks for taking the time to comment on my Sail Boat. I was asked if I could carve something like this and I said no way, But after thinking about it for a week I thought lets give it a go, and this was my 2nd attempt which was done Freehand – no pattern I just cut the outline with my scrollsaw, infact I started on my bandsaw but the blade jumped off the wheels so I continued with the scrollsaw, drilled the two holes and then cut all the curves with a mix of small drum sanders and a detail sander till I was happy it was defined enough. So there you have it – Golden Iroko Sail Boat.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR 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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#5 posted 09-29-2013 02:13 AM

Nice job.

-- Todd

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#6 posted 10-31-2013 12:16 AM

Must have been sleeping to have missed this one (and previous)! I like the grain direction on the first sailboat Bazz-gives it a sense of movement. This one has a little more definition to it and is, IMO, better. Good for you on tackling a project you didn’t think you could do…and doing it! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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