Fractal burn Clocks

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Project by LoganN posted 08-11-2017 10:10 PM 1780 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently got/made a lichtenberg fractal burning machine and have been trying a few different things with it. I found that you can, to a degree, direct the flow of electricity where you want it to go. I used these techniques, and a lot of electricity, to make the shapes on the wood. And then I added sides and made a hole for the clock. The circle one was made using my super easy and cheap circle jig that I posted a while ago. The clock materials I bought from Amazon and then I bent the second hand to give it an added dimension.
They were all finished with spray lacquer
Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 08-11-2017 10:14 PM

Very cool and more importantly very unique. Should do well at the show.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#2 posted 08-12-2017 01:47 PM

Each one will be truly unique, well done!

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#3 posted 08-12-2017 02:16 PM

These clocks look great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 08-12-2017 04:23 PM

Very cool and more importantly very unique. Should do well at the show.

- JimRochester

Have to agree 100%!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 08-12-2017 04:51 PM

awesome! Have you tried different types of wood to see which burn the coolest?

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#6 posted 08-12-2017 09:09 PM

You did more than excellent with the factal burning, hard to do what you did.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 08-12-2017 11:06 PM

I love your work! Any tips for controlling the arc to make a straight(ish) line? I have a colleague that I’d like to try this for. He teaches fractal mathematics and is retiring in the near future.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#8 posted 08-12-2017 11:07 PM

Thanks all! Let’s just hope that I can sell these! And the new ones that my wife wants me to make to sell!

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