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Poplar with copper and crushed obsidian inlay

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Project by fordgt posted 10-30-2020 02:50 AM 1448 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bowl out of poplar and inlaid crushed obsidian and copper. It is my first project using an inlay accent.

-- I aspire to be the person my dog thinks I am.





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MrWolfe

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#1 posted 10-30-2020 03:04 AM

Looks fantastic!
The inlay turned out really great.
The poplar has some interesting tones to it too.
Jon

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 10-30-2020 03:08 PM

Very artistic work. That poplar never looked so good.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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WoodenDreams

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#3 posted 10-30-2020 10:07 PM

Looks nice. What color stain did you use.

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fordgt

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#4 posted 10-30-2020 11:20 PM

Thanks! No stain, sanded to 1500 then used “shine juice” which is equal parts denatured alcohol, shellac and boiled linseed oil. Then steel wool and paste wax.

-- I aspire to be the person my dog thinks I am.

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Eric

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#5 posted 03-05-2022 12:28 PM

Very nice. Inspires me to add an inlay on some turnings.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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