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Project by wooded posted 02-10-2014 11:17 PM 1216 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is just another of what is basically a practice piece using metal patina with basic maple. Eventually I want to start using this with some nice burl, etc. This was a very white maple slab doubled up to this thickness. It is an aniline dye stain with spray lacquer. The metal is copper and gold dutch metal with Potash Sulferated treatment. It is 11” in diameter….Thanks for looking….........;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#1 posted 02-10-2014 11:33 PM

Wow, that is really impressive. Nice work, a real keepsake…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 12:12 AM

That is sweet. well done!

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 12:30 AM

luv the colors..looks great

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 12:51 AM

wow, I love the look of the piece, the mixture of metal and wood works perfectly, great work

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#5 posted 02-11-2014 02:08 AM

Now THAT is what I call a STUNNING piece.
Fantastic, Thank you for showing.
Can’t wait to see a proper piece, if this was a practice run.


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#6 posted 02-11-2014 05:11 AM

For a practice piece it looks fantastic.

I wonder how do you even start with a piece like that.

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 05:29 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.


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#8 posted 02-12-2014 02:50 PM

Incredible job!
How did you get the metal around the bowl???

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#9 posted 02-12-2014 05:40 PM

Bill, this is metal leaf. It is the same material that one would use on guilded picture frames, etc. It is nearly as thin as news paper ashes and comes in small sheets. an adhesive is put on the wood and then when tacky you lay the metal on it. Then comes the mild acid to create the color and designs. In my method, I simply re-turn the bowl in the area of the metal to create the sharp edges…............;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#10 posted 02-17-2014 02:18 PM

Wonderful bowl! Like the colors, really attractive combo of metal and wood. Great job!

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#11 posted 03-05-2014 01:03 AM

Really nice work, I’ve been wanting to try the metal patina myself. I can only hope it turns out as good as yours. I love the variation in the colors and the way some of the brown tones compliment the wood color and the blue patina.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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