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Offline Derek

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Vase
« on: July 24, 2019, 05:41:36 PM »
Not really sure what name to give this. Anyway just finished this vase which stands 9" tall the bottom is maple and covered with chemically treated brass sheets and the top I believe is Laburnum.

C & C welcome


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Re: Vase
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019, 05:45:41 PM »
Are the Brass sheets thin like gold leaf sheets and stuck on the same way.
It really works for me

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Re: Vase
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019, 05:49:12 PM »
It's a most unusual piece and a form that we don't often see, but I really like it. The contrast between the metal leaf and the timber is excellent.
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Re: Vase
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019, 06:19:01 PM »
Thank you George and Les

it did start out as being a vase but I had ideas for different decoration then I got the brass sheets to add to my it will be ideal for a future project pile I decided when it arrived to go with this instead.

Are the Brass sheets thin like gold leaf sheets and stuck on the same way.
It really works for me

Regards George

The brass sheet is similar to the gold leaf and uses the same size to stick it down.

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Re: Vase
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019, 06:53:17 PM »
Thank you

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Re: Vase
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2019, 06:58:57 PM »
That is unusual, and very nice.

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Re: Vase
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2019, 07:24:16 PM »
The leaf comes in literally hundreds of different patterns and metals. The metal leaf is at least half as thick again as gold leaf and is best used as a transfer rather than loose leaf.

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Re: Vase
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2019, 10:03:00 PM »
Derek, I think this is what is called a 'Statement' piece. The chemically treated metal bass make this something different.
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Re: Vase
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2019, 10:40:27 AM »
Thank you everyone.

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Re: Vase
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2019, 04:54:14 PM »
Derek
I like this and I like what you have done with the brass sheets, that’s another one to go on my long list of things I must try.
Steve

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Re: Vase
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2019, 11:43:01 AM »
I do not see any sheet boundaries - did you chemically treat after the sheets were applied?

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Re: Vase
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2019, 06:34:44 PM »
I do not see any sheet boundaries - did you chemically treat after the sheets were applied?

You buy the sheets already treated

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Re: Vase
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2019, 10:06:50 PM »
I get mine from here Have a browse for the different leafs available. Go for the transfer though as they are so much easier to apply.

Pete
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