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Thread: Tutorial: Making a Sand Shaded Fan

  1. #1
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    Nov 2006
    Villa Park, CA

    Tutorial: Making a Sand Shaded Fan

    I just completed a tutorial on how to make a veneer sand shaded fan. It's available here. It's about a 2MB pdf.

    A sand shaded fan is shown in the attached picture.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Sand shaded fan 042d.jpg  
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    Atta boy!


    That is a wonderful tutorial, and fantastic work as well! Thanks for the post, stuff like this makes this forum a great place.


  3. #3
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    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    Thanks Mike, you tutorials are great and are inspiring me to try doing some.
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    Hi Michael,
    Thank you very much for the time and effort you have gone to in sharing this extremely well documented tutorial. It seems clear and concise and flows very well, I really enjoyed it, as well as the segmented rose I viewed earlier in the week.
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  5. #5
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    Dec 2006
    Charlotte, NC
    Great tutorial Mike. I gotta try this, it is on my list of to do this year!

  6. #6
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    ABQ NM
    Excellent tutorial, Mike. You keep posting write-ups like this one and the compass rose one, and I'll have no choice but to get some veneering tools. You make it look like something even a rookie hack like me can do. Thanks a lot for sharing the info and giving such a good presentation.
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    Constantine, MI
    Superior! Thank you very much.
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  8. #8
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    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Super cool Mike, I'd seen that kind of thing before, but had no idea how the heck the made it, now I know

    Really great job!

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  9. #9
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    Dec 2006
    Very nice, thanks for sharing it and taking the time to do it.
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