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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 03-09-2014 02:38 PM 1369 views 1 time favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A wall hanging representing the explosion of a star.

Dimensions – 220 mm square x 6 mm thick

Materials – Padauk Yew, Pau Amarello, Sycamore and Birch Ply.

Adhesives – PVA

Finish – Sanded to 240 Grit and finished with Spray Satin Acrylic

This hangs on the ‘Stairway to Devon’ (see my blog for reference)

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





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shipwright

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#1 posted 03-09-2014 02:45 PM

Well, Martyn, the first word that enters my mind is …...... Super!

That is really eye catching. Your signature attention to detail has done you proud again.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 03-09-2014 02:53 PM

Beautiful results! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 03-09-2014 02:57 PM

Wow! Martyn, your work is always so beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#4 posted 03-09-2014 03:00 PM

Paul hit it on the head, Super!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#5 posted 03-09-2014 03:22 PM

Awesome work. Always a pleasure to see your work.

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

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BarbS

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 03:50 PM

I always like to see the variety of your work, Martyn. And I love that stairwell gallery!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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CalgaryGeoff

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#7 posted 03-09-2014 04:46 PM

Another great looking piece. Looks very cool for a star.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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RogerBean

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#8 posted 03-09-2014 04:54 PM

I like this a lot. Really nice pattern complimented by the colors and wood choices. Has a really nice feel to it. I would be proud to own it.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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lanwater

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#9 posted 03-09-2014 05:12 PM

Very nice.

4,8,16,32 and probably 64; almost a binary progression.
Did you use the same technique as FM for the inbetween?

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 03-09-2014 05:20 PM

Absolutely outstanding! Exquisite worksmanship.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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SPalm

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#11 posted 03-09-2014 06:10 PM

Nice one Martyn.
Quite the stairway progression.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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BritBoxmaker

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#12 posted 03-09-2014 06:51 PM

lanwater, as you rightly pointed out this one is a binary or doubling progression. FM was a Fibonacci series progression, that is 1,2,3,5,8….. Also on FM I rotated sucessive rings so that the gaps in between the pieces never occurred in the same place twice. On this one the pieces radiate linearly (you can follow the lines from the centre, out.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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grizzman

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#13 posted 03-09-2014 07:13 PM

this is really cool, it inspires me to do some wall hanging also, thanks for the inspiration, you did a great job here…..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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JL7

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#14 posted 03-09-2014 07:46 PM

Beautiful work Martyn….....

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

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#15 posted 03-09-2014 08:32 PM

Martyn
Your always so creative this is another proof of your creativity and talent,this is truly a unique and beautiful wall hanging.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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