Quilting with wood

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In quilting circles, this design is called the “Ohio Star”. Why? earthly idea. But, being from Ohio, it seemed like a natural progression to recreate. I had Purpleheart in three different tones plus the grain direction and sunlight help to show the distinction of the pieces. Maple is the contrast. Frame is Cedar. I used a water based semi gloss poly for the finish hoping that will keep the tones different for a longer time knowing Purpleheart will naturally darken over time.

-- Third Armored Division - Spearhead

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#1 posted 11-17-2018 02:22 PM

Beautiful! Great work

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 11-17-2018 09:20 PM

That is a cool and 3 dimensional!! Nice work on it…..................Cheers, Jim

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

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#3 posted 11-18-2018 06:40 AM

Pops out like it has 3 dimensions! Very nice.

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

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#4 posted 11-25-2018 01:14 AM

Beautiful work saw on your facebook post love the way the purple heart just makes it pop. I haven’t been on here for a while but like seeing someone else knows about LJ. Everyone on here is decent people I haven’t seen anyone on here b the smart-ass over on fb lol but great work

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