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Project by John Choponis posted 169 days ago 3307 views 48 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small candy dish made from colored pencils cast in clear resin.

John





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cdaulton

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#1 posted 169 days ago

What kind of resin did you use?

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John Choponis

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#2 posted 169 days ago

I used clear casting resin on this one.

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steve_in_ohio

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#3 posted 169 days ago

that is very unique, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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cdaulton

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#4 posted 169 days ago

Love the bowl. How big is it and how much resin did it take?

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John Choponis

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#5 posted 169 days ago

It is 5” x 3”. I used 20oz of resin on this.

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#6 posted 169 days ago

amazing idea, and very nicely executed.

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deltawing

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#7 posted 169 days ago

Don’t see one of these every day … or um..ever – unique – what is your basic workflow??

-- > It takes a long time to become a child - Picasso <

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John Choponis

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#8 posted 169 days ago

Cast the pencils in clear casting resin and then turned on the lathe. Sealed with lacquer

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doubleDD

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#9 posted 169 days ago

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

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 169 days ago

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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Brett

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#11 posted 169 days ago

Amazing! I think that is super! I have to try one now. It’s going in my favorites.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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LeTurbo

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#12 posted 169 days ago

Cool. Very cool. Super cool, in fact!

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mafe

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#13 posted 169 days ago

Super cool idea, and beautiful finish.
You might like this: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/66944
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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John Choponis

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#14 posted 168 days ago

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.

John

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isotope

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#15 posted 168 days ago

This is a very interesting and unique bowl. I like it a lot. Great job.

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