Bloodwood Epoxy Butterfly

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Project by SisQMark posted 02-21-2012 12:38 AM 1835 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my butterfly epoxy experiment finally complete. I made this out of a piece of bloodwood that was cupped. I couldn’t use it for a box so I found another use for it here. I haven’t ever seen anything like this so I decided to experiment with my epoxy to try something new. I cut out the inside of my design with my scroll saw, filed & sanded until I was satisfied. I filed it with epoxy, glitter & some different little designs. When it was cured I cut out the outside of the design & coated the whole thing in epoxy. This is a hanging window ornament, it measures 4 1/2” at its widest point, 4” tall & 3/8” thick. Anyone interested in how this was made can check out my blog on this titled “My Epoxy Experiment”. Thank you for taking the time to check out my project. It was fun to make & a learning experience for me. Have a good day all.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#1 posted 02-21-2012 12:43 AM

That is beautiful. Very nice work!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 02-21-2012 12:52 AM

Great experiment, nothing wrong with that.

-- Carpe Diem

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#3 posted 02-21-2012 12:54 AM

That came out really nice, good job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 02-21-2012 12:58 AM

waaay beautiful ,super creation.

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#5 posted 02-21-2012 01:00 AM

awesome end project. very nicely done. that would make a kool box top with a lighted inside

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#6 posted 02-21-2012 01:38 AM

Nice job Mark. It looks great

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#7 posted 02-21-2012 06:20 AM

Thank you for all the nice comments guys. This was an interesting project. Thank you all for your ideas & advice, it is much appreciated. I hope you all enjoyed my blog, It was the first time I have done something like that.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#8 posted 02-21-2012 09:08 AM

This turned out really well. Beautifully done and unique too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 02-21-2012 07:04 PM

Thank you Mike, this was fun to do.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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