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Project by mahdee posted 05-16-2019 01:00 AM 251 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi,
I am away from home for three days (in day two) and after the meetings, sitting in a hotel room managed to put this video together. I forgot to wipe my lathe clean after spraying the chemicals on the copper and as you can see, I ended up with a patina lathe as well. You may also notice a bunch of paint on my fingers.
At the same time that I was making the pen, I did my first ever painting which can be seen as the background in the picture. Subsequent paintings produced disastrous results. Unfortunately, I didn’t video the painting or document the process; oh, well!
Process.

-- earthartandfoods.com





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leafherder

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#1 posted 05-16-2019 01:59 AM

Beautiful pen and beautiful background (looks like clouds).

Thanks for sharing,

John

-- Leafherder

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mahdee

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#2 posted 05-16-2019 02:18 AM

Thanks John. Yes, reminds me of flying.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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#3 posted 05-16-2019 03:50 AM

A keeper, long term, for sure.

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#4 posted 05-16-2019 01:47 PM

that is gorgeous you just keep upping your game raising the pole for the rest of us mere mortals-lol.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 05-16-2019 05:11 PM

Beautiful pen and I enjoyed the video too.

-- John D, OP, KS

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mahdee

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#6 posted 05-16-2019 06:38 PM

Thank you Larry. Why be normal?? Remember that car sticker from the 80’s? I guess I embraced the idea!
John: Thank you for the feedback. Glad you liked it.

-- earthartandfoods.com

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