Valentine Vase Maple With Metal Inlay Art Design
Valentine vase maple with metal inlay art design is post about For Fun bookmarked by freddie with ID 13956111757 was uploaded on 28-01-2019 and has been viewed 380,234 times.
I'm a real fan of minimalist designs.Strangely, finding simplicity and minimalism can be very challenging.It's almost as if humans have an instinct to look for complicated solutions even though the simplest ones are almost always more efficient and elegant.
Such was the case here.I wanted to create a stand for a bud vase, but in such a way that it highlights a single flower without being distracting.After quite a bit of experimenting, mostly with the legs, I ended up with a delicate steel legged stand supporting a maple block with a hole in it.
To make the block, I laminated two maple boards together.This is leftover aluminum from last week's project.I cut a small section out and glued it to a scrap of hardboard using contact cement.I found that a rolling pin works great to press the two materials together.
Once the maple block was dry, I cut it down to its finished size.Using a straight bit on my router, I cut a groove all around the center of the block.Then cut out inlay strips to fit inside those slots.
I used my miter sled to cut 45 degree bevels on each strip.And glued them into place.I drilled a...