Inlaid mimosa clock pt. 2

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Project by I_like_meats posted 08-12-2016 03:31 AM 1657 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finished with Sam Maloof oil/poly. Traced a design I found online for the tree and then cut it out with the router. The “leaves” turned out darker than I had wanted them to. The glue darkens the fine grit turquoise for some reason and I don’t know how to avoid that. But all in all, it was a super simple project compared to the table I just built. It’s satisfying to start and finish a project within 24 hours!

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#1 posted 08-12-2016 01:10 PM

I personally like the color difference in the leaves, nice job

-- You never cut a piece to short, you are just prepping that piece for a future project

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#2 posted 08-12-2016 02:59 PM

Beautiful I really like it! I think it looks better with different colored leaves, more visual interest.

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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#3 posted 08-12-2016 06:37 PM

Great job! (Just say you made the leaves darker on purpose, nobody will know the difference.) Beautiful wood. Thanks for posting (I might have to borrow this idea.)

-- Leafherder

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#4 posted 08-13-2016 02:54 AM

Nice job!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-24-2016 11:46 AM



-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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