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Scratch Build – In Progress Scratch Build Lizard Desk - project finished. Final photo session.

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by awadon, 24 Oct 2013.

  1. rikje888

    rikje888 New Member

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    This is just amazing!

    But let me just ask you: How have you made those light-inlay-strips? How do you get the light so evenly spread out across the strip?
     
  2. awadon

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    I'm using the same technique as in "Vapor".

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    The wood is cut. Between two layers of wood I'm gluing brass, acrylic, plexiglass.

    And the light is from led strips. That is why it is so evenly spread.
     
  3. Fracture

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    This is absolutely beautiful work... You are one hell of a craftsman. I'm a budding amateur woodworker and I really hope that one day I can create something like this.
     
  4. awadon

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    Thank you :)


    Small update and progress report. The work goes slowly, because of bonding technology limitations.

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  5. awadon

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    All the time lasts bonding.

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    I can, however, begin to shape some parts. This is not the final version, but you can see the changes.

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    And glued joints look like this.

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  6. matiss

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    Absolutly stunning. I think with only half of your woodworking skills i could set up a shop and get rich :D
     
  7. awadon

    awadon New Member

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    I'm ready to work for you ;)
     
  8. awadon

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    Today - I'm loosing weight through grinding. A few pounds less :)

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  9. p0Pe

    p0Pe gief cake?

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    This is just insane looking. The only thing I dislike is the HUGE watermark on every picture.

    Great wood work!
     
  10. Nexxo

    Nexxo Stopped treating this country as if it was his own

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    Awesome factor set to 11, captain!

    Engage!
     
  11. kelmannen

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    wow!
    I havent been online for a while but this is really amazing!!!

    hate to bring it to you when your almost done but have you heard of arbortech turbo plane? :p
    it's basicly a planedisk that you mount to your angle grinder, showels that excessive material away by the sacks!

    this is Marc Spagnuolo (the wood whisperer) carving the seat of a chair with it.
    EDIT: The carving action start at the 8 minute mark.
    edit2: Seems im doing something wrong withwith the youtube linking :/ here's the adress: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FXu2Ymf_ck


    hope that i can help with all the carving :)

    The design of the bench is absolutely fantastic! im really envous of it! even in the unfinished state it's! The lizard is truly amazing!
     
  12. awadon

    awadon New Member

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    Thank you :)

    And this plane is fantastic!! Pity it costs almost 150 euro in Poland. But I've made some tools for modeling this shapes myself. And abrasive wheels are not bed for fine sanding too;)
     
  13. kelmannen

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    no if you're using 36grit or similar it eats wood quite fast, but i have never seen anything like the turboplaner :)

    there is another system in sweden known as safe-saw that also fits to a angle grinder, i've used that myself (i sold it to my brother when he was renovating his house and needed something to "freehand-carving" :p) and it's a set of 4 blades with a special holder and costs about 100$ over here :)
     
  14. awadon

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    And tis is another system

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    Nice and cheap.
     
  15. kelmannen

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    oooh, nice! haven't seen that one over her! :) would like to try it out, cant cost that much eh? :) But i guess it isn't CE approved so i'll never see it here '-_-
     
  16. awadon

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    It costs about 15-20 euro. And it fits Comité Européen de Normalisation, CEN norms. I'm using it sometimes.
     
  17. awadon

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    Last pieces of oak are glued. Remains only milling and grinding.

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    And this is a small staining sample. I've checked only the quality of welds. I do not know what color I will use finally.

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  18. awadon

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    Fixed yesterday's post.

    And today ..

    First time without clamps.

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  19. hero1

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    Talk about seeing skills and dedication deploy instantaneously. Keep up the amazing work awadon!
     
  20. awadon

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    Thank you very much!
     

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