Part of this edge had some rot. By simply pushing down on the burl pieces would easily break off. In order to save the burl I applied some epoxy to the porous wood. The epoxy will soak into the wood later hardening deep into the pours creating a strong bond and durable edge.
Rich Phillis is a working man cutting out an econo-line guitar. Been busy designing a budget rocker without sacrificing too much of the good stuff.
Partial defoliation, cleaning out shoots and wiring new growth.
There's some killer nebari brewing in the stupid large pot.
Progress shot! Those scraps turned into that glue-up which turned into these coasters! Love the process. Next up is the sanding and the shaping. These are going to look GREAT! What do you think so far?
"Life is an echo. What you send out - comes back. What you sow - you reap. What you give - you get. What you see in others - exists in you. Remember lifes is an echo. It always gets back to you." .