Burr in Blue

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 05-21-2020 10:48 PM 660 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chestnut burr I have been working on. Stained with spirit stains and a gloss finish the edge is guilded with a chemically treated brass leaf giving the edge a brass copper look some little parts show the natural edge through the guilding adding to the piece
Measures 4” tall and 7 1/2” diameter

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 05-21-2020 11:24 PM

That’s really cool.

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#2 posted 05-22-2020 02:02 AM

thats friggin crazy!!!!!!!!!!

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#3 posted 05-22-2020 03:17 AM

Love it Derek! The organic feel of it is very cool. The colors are a great combo.
Great piece!!!
Thanks for sharing

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#4 posted 05-22-2020 11:22 AM

Interesting and beautiful piece.

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#5 posted 05-23-2020 02:45 AM

Wow Derek.
You are certainly a creative artist sir.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 05-23-2020 04:06 AM

Wowthat ianamazing. A work of art.

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#7 posted 05-23-2020 12:52 PM


I absolutely love this piece but I am having a hard time understanding where exactly you put the brass leaf on it…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#8 posted 05-23-2020 02:33 PM

Thank you everyone.


I absolutely love this piece but I am having a hard time understanding where exactly you put the brass leaf on it…

- mikeacg

The brass leaf is all around the rim and in the inclusions. In the first picture, you can see the reaction of the chemical reaction on the leaf

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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