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Thread: Another one of my pieces

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008

    Another one of my pieces

    Hello All,

    This is another one of my pieces. I finished it a few month's back. It is acorn caps in tinted resin with a live oak burl collar in the same tinted resin. It has a CA finish and is about 10 inches tall and 5 inches across.

    This is a fairly labor intensive process and I have quite a bit of time invested. I suspect in the 40 hour range. I will do others but need to find the time. This is my busy time of year for my business so work comes before hobbies.

    Thanks for looking,

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Wow, that's cool-looking Alan. The colors are very eye-catching, and the form looks sweet. Are the acorn caps glued onto a substrate, or did you just mold a solid resin/acorn blank to start turning from?
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA
    Now that one is really nice, like every thing about it. under stand why it took so long.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    S E Washington State
    Very unique and great looking. I do not understand how you did that. One large casting block?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Like Vaughn said, the form is beautiful and the colors are mesmerizing.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Beautiful. I like the colors and form.
    Bernie W.

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  7. #7
    Alan this is amazing work. I can't even fathom the amount of hours you have into this piece.

    Well Done!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Des Moines, IA
    Wow, that is really a unique piece. How'd you do it?

  9. #9
    That is one very nice piece. Great idea, great work.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Palm Springs, Ca
    Alan-----------nice looking not real clear how you did it though..............can you explain in more detail ? ...........still very nice the way it turned out
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