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Project by PaulDoug posted 03-04-2014 04:55 PM 1190 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a real punky piece of “I don’t know” wood that I thought was kind of pretty. I decided to cast it in Alumilite ad see how it turned out. Pretty wild!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#1 posted 03-04-2014 05:18 PM

wow, that is really cool, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#2 posted 03-04-2014 07:54 PM

Very Nice!!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#3 posted 03-04-2014 07:56 PM

That is a beautiful box and gorgeous piece of wood

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#4 posted 03-04-2014 08:20 PM

A well done piece. Whatever it is, it’s beautiful.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 03-04-2014 08:56 PM

Lovely piece of timber encapsulated wonderfully, well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 03-04-2014 11:51 PM

Well that punky piece of I don’t know looks great…nicely done and thanks for sharing….

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 03-05-2014 03:16 AM

That’s really an awesome piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 03-05-2014 05:03 AM

Very attractive box, and I love the casting.
Great job.
Thanks for showing,


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#9 posted 03-05-2014 11:52 AM

Yea, it IS pretty

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 03-05-2014 06:23 PM


-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#11 posted 03-06-2014 02:15 PM

Beautiful,whatever the wood is. Nice way of taming a punky piece of wood.

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#12 posted 03-11-2014 03:33 PM

Excellent work on the casting, it came out really gorgeous. Those grains and figures look amazing.

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#13 posted 07-06-2014 04:25 PM


-- just rjR

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#14 posted 07-06-2014 04:54 PM

This is a beautiful piece. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 07-06-2014 04:56 PM

WOW !! It is pretty wild and cool !!

-- William from the oldest town in Texas

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