Simple Walnut Dais For Dragon

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Project by whope posted 09-02-2015 09:44 AM 1099 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While on vacation this summer, I picked up a sawdust sculpture of a dragon and had it shipped. When it arrived I decided that it would be a real pain to dust so I ordered a glass bell. Then I decided that it all needed to sit on something. That’s where the wood working came in.

The dais is a couple walnut pieces glued up and then routed it into a circle. Swapped in a box cove bit and went around the bottom. Lots of sanding the routed edges. GF Java Gel stain for contrast which I then sanded to give a worn look.

Nothing difficult or unusual. Thanks for looking.

The dragon’s name is Bruce. Bonus points to those who know where his name came from.

-- Measure it with a micrometer, mark it with chalk, cut it with a Hammer.

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#1 posted 09-02-2015 10:17 AM

Bruce Lee?

-- Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

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#2 posted 09-03-2015 02:57 PM


-- Measure it with a micrometer, mark it with chalk, cut it with a Hammer.

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