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Mermaid w/ Conch shell base

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Project by Demy posted 02-25-2020 11:01 PM 705 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Mermaid that I made for my wife. I forgot what type of wood it was but the color is natural. The piece I used had all sorts of cracks making the wood not really usable for much else so I ended up inlaying copper into the cracks. The tail is actual a second piece that I added at an angle to make it 3D ish. Added a simple base and some conch shells that we had found on the beach. She loved it.





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becikeja

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#1 posted 02-26-2020 12:01 AM

Looks like Mahogany, color is right and I’ve had boards with similar cracks.
as for the mermaid nice job. I like the conch base

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#2 posted 02-26-2020 02:41 AM

Cute

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#3 posted 02-26-2020 02:46 AM

Nicely done!

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#4 posted 02-26-2020 10:59 PM

Not just a wood project.

Very artistic.

I like using the wood instead of throwing it and I like using the shells instaed of them moving constantly around the house too.

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