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Small candy dish made from colored pencils cast in clear resin.
Feb 05, 2014
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#1 posted 02-05-2014 01:42 AM
What kind of resin did you use?
#2 posted 02-05-2014 01:46 AM
I used clear casting resin on this one.
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#3 posted 02-05-2014 02:01 AM
that is very unique, great job
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
#4 posted 02-05-2014 02:05 AM
Love the bowl. How big is it and how much resin did it take?
#5 posted 02-05-2014 02:13 AM
It is 5” x 3”. I used 20oz of resin on this.
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#6 posted 02-05-2014 02:33 AM
amazing idea, and very nicely executed.
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#7 posted 02-05-2014 02:39 AM
Don’t see one of these every day … or um..ever – unique – what is your basic workflow??
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#8 posted 02-05-2014 02:44 AM
Cast the pencils in clear casting resin and then turned on the lathe. Sealed with lacquer
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#9 posted 02-05-2014 04:06 AM
A wicked way to get rid of a lot of colored pencils. This has turned out to be well worth the effort. Great idea John.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.
Bob A in NJ
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#10 posted 02-05-2014 04:07 AM
Wow, very clever process and outstanding eye catching project. Well done sir . Which brand of resin do you use and where do you buy it?
-- Bob A in NJ
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#11 posted 02-05-2014 04:43 AM
Amazing! I think that is super! I have to try one now. It’s going in my favorites.
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#12 posted 02-05-2014 05:44 AM
Cool. Very cool. Super cool, in fact!
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#13 posted 02-05-2014 10:34 AM
Super cool idea, and beautiful finish.You might like this: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/66944Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
#14 posted 02-05-2014 11:23 AM
Thanks, for all of the great comments.
Bob – I used clear cast polyester resin on this one, got it at Hobby Lobby. I am going to experiment with alumilite next.
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#15 posted 02-05-2014 12:16 PM
This is a very interesting and unique bowl. I like it a lot. Great job.
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