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Project by Bill posted 04-01-2016 06:52 PM 2309 views 12 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Holy cow it’s been a while. I moved last fall out to the country, and internet is pretty hard to come by there. Wanted to post some of the latest experiments, because I have been having an electrifying time doing them. Hope you enjoy…

These vases are made with walnut and eastern red cedar. the dark red vase is red cedar with a deep red dye. The top coat is wipe in poly.

The lightning bolt patterns are are made with high voltage current, and is pretty amazing to watch.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-01-2016 07:18 PM

Bill, these are absolutely beautiful.

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

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Snipes

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#2 posted 04-01-2016 07:21 PM

those are way cool!

-- if it is to be it is up to me

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#3 posted 04-01-2016 08:08 PM

bill those are crazy cool man you gotta explain how the process works to achieve that look,or better yet any video on this?great job.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#4 posted 04-01-2016 08:12 PM

Bill – Shocking!!!! This is very coool way to go.!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Dan Wiggins

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#5 posted 04-01-2016 08:40 PM

Beautiful is all I can say.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#6 posted 04-01-2016 08:42 PM

Lovely work Bill really love that full bodied piece. I was in the Neon sign industry many years ago & did a bit of playing about with drawing arcs using a 15000v transformer, you can get some crazy effects ( keep the extinguisher handy :)
cheers
Pete

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

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#7 posted 04-01-2016 10:19 PM

I’m with pottz! Amazing effect. I would love to learn more…

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#8 posted 04-01-2016 11:47 PM

Tim Yoder has a new video that shows how this effect is done … https://youtu.be/b__z2apE7dA

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#9 posted 04-02-2016 12:47 AM

gerry thanks for the info ill check it out.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#10 posted 04-02-2016 03:13 AM

Bill,

Nice work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 04-02-2016 04:09 AM

Your project are truly electicfying, my brain is is short circuiting and I can’t even spell, guess I am spell bound. Would like to learn more of your process.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#12 posted 04-02-2016 05:32 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 04-02-2016 06:28 AM

Bill, nice to see your work again. What a unique technique you are using. It is a beautiful effect.

We live out and I know what you mean about internet connections. Verizon makes a small box that will connect your computers to the local cell tower. That was our best option.

-- Big Al in IN

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#14 posted 04-02-2016 11:54 AM

very cool looking. Saw this on a video, and if I had the time, I’d try it myself. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#15 posted 04-02-2016 12:48 PM

So far out of the box you are to be commended ! Fanny-Tastic ! dyes on top ! very nice !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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