Monday, 1 May 2017

Treasure and Cutting Housings

Well my experimenting went a stage further to mixing polyester resin and adding brass filings,and a little green colour in some of the shakes and voids in this oak. If you enlarge these two pictures, you might just see.

I also got the housings cut, to let the table leg boards into the base. With marking knife, mallet, chisel and a little bullnose plane. I set to work removing the material.

A little trip to the carboot sale (flea market) Yielded me some treasure for less than £10.00.
A very old first aid kit, with some old dressings. Along with an almost new Leatherman Charge.





Back in the workshop feeling inspired..;b

3 comments:

  1. Do you have aspen trees up in your neck of the woods? I was noticing some trees with beautiful bright red resin stain, and would love to know if i can actually use it to stain wood, or what, also only a few trees have it, and not often do i find droplets that are still soft. Do you know anything relating to all this? I love your resin filled wood!

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  2. Hi jozien
    Yes we do have Aspen.I do know that lots of dye's and pigments come from tree's. I'm unsure about the red droplets, but it give it a try.
    Thanks for looking in..;b

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