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I SPY! Putty in the sky with diamonds

by richardchaos
posted 10-16-2017 07:18 PM


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AZWoody

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#1 posted 10-16-2017 07:20 PM

He’s probably not buying plywood from Home Depot or Lowes.
Higher grades of plywood do not have voids that need to be filled.

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DS

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#2 posted 10-16-2017 11:03 PM

All he has to do is either edgeband his plywood (manually of course) or post-veneer his case with a basic paint grade backer once the unit is assembled.
He could also be using raw MDF for his face—sanding the edges to a paintable finish.

Either way, the plywood edge is hidden.

FYI, a CNC makes total sense for complex geometry pieces.
Only slightly more effort than building a rectangular unit.

-- "Hard work is not defined by the difficulty of the task as much as a person's desire to perform it.", DS251

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oldnovice

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#3 posted 10-17-2017 02:42 AM

I use “spackle” on plywood edges, once it’s sanded you can paint it without any problems.
I have also used Timbemate but that needs sealing before any water based paint ot finish.

Here is a lumberjock, Ohad Milner, version of whimsical furniture!

Ohad Milner has quite an array of whimsical projects.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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richardchaos

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#4 posted 10-17-2017 08:41 AM

If you look at his work the inside edges are molded not flat cut so banding could not be used.


All he has to do is either edgeband his plywood (manually of course) or post-veneer his case with a basic paint grade backer once the unit is assembled.
He could also be using raw MDF for his face—sanding the edges to a paintable finish.

Either way, the plywood edge is hidden.

FYI, a CNC makes total sense for complex geometry pieces.
Only slightly more effort than building a rectangular unit.

- DS



I use “spackle” on plywood edges, once it s sanded you can paint it without any problems.
I have also used Timbemate but that needs sealing before any water based paint ot finish.

Here is a lumberjock, Ohad Milner, version of whimsical furniture!

Ohad Milner has quite an array of whimsical projects.

- oldnovice


-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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richardchaos

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#5 posted 10-17-2017 08:42 AM

WOW great stuff. I wonder how he does the checkered tops?


I use “spackle” on plywood edges, once it s sanded you can paint it without any problems.
I have also used Timbemate but that needs sealing before any water based paint ot finish.

Here is a lumberjock, Ohad Milner, version of whimsical furniture!

Ohad Milner has quite an array of whimsical projects.

- oldnovice


-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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Gilley23

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#6 posted 10-17-2017 09:52 AM


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Here is a lumberjock, Ohad Milner, version of whimsical furniture!

Ohad Milner has quite an array of whimsical projects.

- oldnovice

How do you guys think that he “curved” those tops?

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pontic

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#7 posted 10-17-2017 12:15 PM

He makes the curve first and then attaches it to the flats . The curved part is probably made as a thicker square or chunk of “stack laminations a la Wendel Castel. Then he shapes the angel and rarius of the curve with hand tool or grinders.

-- Illigitimii non carburundum sum

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richardchaos

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#8 posted 10-17-2017 01:11 PM

I have no idea!

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Here is a lumberjock, Ohad Milner, version of whimsical furniture!

Ohad Milner has quite an array of whimsical projects.

- oldnovice

How do you guys think that he “curved” those tops?

- Gilley23


-- “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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