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|04-23-2012, 11:10 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Tucson, AZ
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A compass rose
A bunch of months ago I asked my sister what she wanted me to make for her. She wanted a Celtic knot compass rose. She even sent me a Google image of what she wanted.
I was reluctant to start on such a difficult project. I figured it had to be inlay and those are beyond my skill level.
Friday I had the inspiration to just try it and see how it worked out.
I cut this in 1/4" BB ply and then backed it with 1/8" BB ply.
I used black walnut and golden oak stain for the color.
I'm kind of pleased with it.
It is one foot square, or... one square foot.
I removed the picture of the example. It is a copyrighted photo.
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Last edited by wood-n-things; 04-25-2012 at 11:59 AM.
|04-23-2012, 11:16 PM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Southwest Florida
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That's gorgeous! Who said you didn't have the skill to do that? Hmmmmm?
|04-24-2012, 07:33 AM||#4|
Laying into Inlay
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Lincoln, RI
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I'm confused. In this image, I can't tell what I'm actually looking at. It looks like an inlay, but you said 1/4" with 1/8" backer??
I'm unclear what discipline you're using....
|04-24-2012, 08:55 AM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Very nice. I'm sure your sister will be proud of it. And you should be too.
|04-24-2012, 08:55 AM||#6|
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Location: Bellport, LI New York
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Very nice !
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|04-24-2012, 09:49 AM||#8|
IM BACK SORTA
Join Date: Sep 2009
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Beautiful!!!!!! Do you mind if I steal a copy? OILY
|04-24-2012, 12:27 PM||#9|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: MA USA
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Sweeeeet job, but like Jim I am a bit confused too....who knew?
Is this an inlay or overlay? Whatever it is, your sister should be pleased, it looks great.
WD aka: Gloria
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|04-24-2012, 02:13 PM||#10|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Southern NJ
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Great job Stephen. I really like it. BTW if your sister, for some odd reason does not like it, I will be more than happy to take it of your hands. LOL
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