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Offline Mustang

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Sea Urchin ornaments
« on: January 11, 2010, 07:48:40 PM »
These are sea urchin X-mas tree ornaments that I made prior to X-mas.
Since SWMBO wanted them on the tree had to wait until now to get them for a photo.

The urchins originally were various shades of green but I airbrushed all except the middle one with transparent paint.

The caps and icicles are turned from poplar (plane) blanks and airbrushed with Liberion metalic die (black) and lacquer.

http://s255.photobucket.com/albums/hh128/Andy_BB/?action=view&current=IMG_0595a.jpg

For this humble effort I think I see a 6X18 Surface Grinder in the not to distant future. :)

Andy


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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010, 08:48:52 PM »
Those are pretty cool!

Now for a story about sea urchins... I am a certified diver... got certified in Maine. Bought a 41" lobster boat with my best friend in 1990 and was a sea urchin diver for 2 years. Got the scars on my knees to prove it (from kneeling in a bed of urchins sweeping them into a bag)

Anyway... those a pretty neat.

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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2010, 09:22:15 PM »
Those are pretty cool!

Now for a story about sea urchins... I am a certified diver... got certified in Maine. Bought a 41" lobster boat with my best friend in 1990 and was a sea urchin diver for 2 years. Got the scars on my knees to prove it (from kneeling in a bed of urchins sweeping them into a bag)

Anyway... those a pretty neat.

Eric

That's a mighty small boat, especially for 2 people!!  :lol:
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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2010, 09:51:46 PM »
Maybe they took turns :lol: :lol: :doh: Sorry Eric. I'll go back to my room now.
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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2010, 08:53:53 AM »
Those are super cool and deserve a picture tutorial on the build. Really stunning colors too.
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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2010, 09:10:39 AM »
Webster's you beat me to it. I don't think you'd be able to fit to many lobsters into a 41" boat either.  :lol:  :lol:

I agree with Tinkerer, a build thread is needed on those.

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Re: Sea Urchin ornaments
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2010, 03:19:54 PM »
Webster's you beat me to it. I don't think you'd be able to fit to many lobsters into a 41" boat either.  :lol:  :lol:

I agree with Tinkerer, a build thread is needed on those.

Bernd

Cr@p... That should be 41' as in feet. Doh!  :doh:
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