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Project by mustanger posted 08-10-2021 08:09 PM 910 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Retirement, the summer, and clean, fresh air….doesn’t get any better. Picked up the Redheart turning block, (3×3 x 12), for a whopping $2.00!! I don’t turn wood so I’ll resaw it into workable strips for my needs.

Woods: Eucalyptus, Ash, Poplar, Purpleheart, Redheart and Red Grandis.

Backer board: Birch plywood.

Frame: Enameled Maple.

Finish: Gloss lacquer.

-- Third Armored Division - Spearhead





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pottz

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#1 posted 08-10-2021 08:19 PM

love the colors set in the black frame,really pops.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-10-2021 08:27 PM

I like this wall hanging. great choice of woods and a cool design.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

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#3 posted 08-10-2021 08:31 PM

Very nice use of the woods. Really looks good.

-- Ron

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#4 posted 08-10-2021 08:36 PM

Awesome…another beauty…

Love the way the natural colors go with each other…Very pleasant to look at…well done…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 08-10-2021 10:32 PM

Real nice one, George!!

Cheers, JIm

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

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#6 posted 08-10-2021 11:30 PM

Very beautiful!!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#7 posted 08-11-2021 12:55 AM

Really eye catching. Keep enjoying your retirement :)

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#8 posted 08-11-2021 01:40 AM

I like this pattern! Nicely done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#9 posted 08-11-2021 05:38 AM

One of the best ever, nice work.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#10 posted 08-11-2021 11:18 AM

Very nice color contrasts, super craft level, really like it.

-- “Often wrong but never in doubt”. Dave in WV.

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#11 posted 08-11-2021 12:39 PM

Cool!

Gary

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mephotoman

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#12 posted 08-11-2021 09:59 PM

Really like the alternating use of colors, both in the individual 1/8 size pieces and the piece as a whole.
You’ve given me some ideas for some upcoming projects!

Carl

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#13 posted 08-12-2021 01:30 AM

Great work. The colors are pretty amazing and well chosen.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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GrumpyGolfGuy

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#14 posted 08-19-2021 03:04 AM

Nice work, inspirational for sure! hanks for sharing.
Chris

-- Give a someone a piece of wood, they'll make fire. Teach them to work with wood and they'll buy saws, hammers,planners, chisels, and more.

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#15 posted 08-31-2021 02:14 AM

Nice. It looks like a quilt pattern. My wife, who is a serious quilter, would love it.

-- tel

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