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by Coogara
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Redgum floating shelf with live edge
Replies: 16
Views: 3105

Redgum floating shelf with live edge

Small floating shelf in Australian Redgum with live edge. Finished with Minwax wipe-on poly.

Top panel is mountain scene from Design & Make. Bottom panel is the ivy texture that comes with Aspire.

Mounted using commercial brackets.
by Coogara
Wed May 21, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sydney Opera House
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: Sydney Opera House

Thanks for the thought about glue-up. I'm very happy to do glue-ups for signs and other sorts of CNC work, but for artistic pieces I prefer a solid piece. As much as I might try to match the wood, there is often a noticeable difference in grain between pieces, and when it comes to selling something ...
by Coogara
Mon May 19, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sydney Opera House
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: Sydney Opera House

Without a trip to the "big smoke", or shipping it in, good wood is not easy to come by up here. Surprisingly, Tassie Oak has generally produced a good result for me. This board, however, is quite fibrous and generally produces pieces worth throwing out after cutting. So it's good for firewood. :D It...
by Coogara
Mon May 19, 2014 3:23 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sydney Opera House
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: Sydney Opera House

Please ignore the poor cut quality. This plank of Tassie Oak has been very hit and miss (more miss) on cut. But this was just a test of the model so far anyway.

Graeme
by Coogara
Mon May 19, 2014 2:14 am
Forum: Aspire - Gallery
Topic: Sydney Opera House
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Sydney Opera House

This is my first foray into creating a model from scratch. Although it has generally produced the intended result, the grooves on the face of the building are a little too severe and some model elements need to be increased in depth. I will work further on the design when time permits. IMG_4834.JPG ...