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    1 Week Ago  Apr 16, 2018, 5:17 PM - Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #1

    There is a blank space above the stove in a living room.
    It was used to cover with the brick tiles but one day (many years ago) it fell down suddenly.

    I had discussed with my Highness the plans and estimated cost.
    We have agreed with the total JPY 5000 to 8000. about 45 to 75 USD.

    OK, Lets start.

    I choice MDF for the material.
    That is light, stiff, solid, easy to craft and cheap.

    I went to the large DIY shop and bought three 5.5 mm thick '3 x '6 MDF board for about 45 USD.
    And they cut it for me one feet square.











    To save the time, I fix the sizes of the parts as 3 cm 5 cm and 7 cm. All the angles are 45 degrees.





    I built totally16 panels with different patterns.









    Paint it and plant some LED behind.
    And put it up on the wall.














    It took 10 days and cost us about $70 including splay paint.

    Thank you very much for looking.

    katsu
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 16, 2018, 8:01 PM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #2

    Nice to hear from you!

    What an awesome decoration

    It evokes the death star tiles, but it also stands on its own as a cool design

    Woodworking now. Is there any material you can't turn into art?
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 16, 2018, 9:35 PM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #3

    Been busy again I see. As always, so fun to watch anything you make.
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 17, 2018, 7:41 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #4

    Thanks for sharing! You always have the best eye for aesthetics!
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 17, 2018, 9:29 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #5

    WOW!..

    That turned out great.

    Nice wood working skills there!
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 17, 2018, 10:15 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #6

    WOW! Just WOW!

    Nice job! To the uninitiated, it looks like an intricate piece of art. To us, it looks like Prop Art. It is still ART!
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 17, 2018, 10:39 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #7

    Really, really nice work -came out great.
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    1 Week Ago  Apr 17, 2018, 6:12 PM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #8

    I thank you very much, gentlemen.
    I haven't thought that I got so many pleasant comment for my little project.

    blakeh1 said: View Post
    Nice to hear from you!

    What an awesome decoration

    It evokes the death star tiles, but it also stands on its own as a cool design

    Woodworking now. Is there any material you can't turn into art?
    Thank you very much, blakeh1-san.



    JediMichael said: View Post
    Been busy again I see. As always, so fun to watch anything you make.
    Thank you so much, Michael-san. Your ship is getting better and better every time I see it.
    It's the most anticipating project for me.

    EasternBloc said: View Post
    Thanks for sharing! You always have the best eye for aesthetics!
    EasternBloc-san,
    Thank you very much for stopping by and giving me a wonderful comment.

    xl97 said: View Post
    WOW!..

    That turned out great.

    Nice wood working skills there!
    Thank you very much, xl97-san.
    It was a while ago when I work on wood craft last time but it's always giving me a big fun (and a big bag of sawdust) .

    vader1974 said: View Post
    WOW! Just WOW!

    Nice job! To the uninitiated, it looks like an intricate piece of art. To us, it looks like Prop Art. It is still ART!
    Wow, thank you very much for the wonderful comment, vader-san!

    Snow Builder said: View Post
    Really, really nice work -came out great.
    Hi! Snow Builder-san.
    It's always nice to hear from the great craft man.
    Thank you very much.
    My highness kindly gave me a comment that, the paint is a bit too light and flat.
    And it's not fit the reddish blick below.


    Now I think it's a good pointing out.


    I will retouch the paint and try to think about the design to cover blicks.
    And your gentlemen's opinion and any idea will be welcome.

    Katsu
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    6 Days Ago  Apr 18, 2018, 9:43 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #9

    "Staying on Target" is going to be really tough! Which one is the exhaust port?!

    Brilliant job!
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    6 Days Ago  Apr 18, 2018, 10:04 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #10

    Awesome work!

    It reminds me of Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House!
    Click image for larger version. 

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    6 Days Ago  Apr 18, 2018, 6:52 PM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #11

    Marvi!! And well executed
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    4 Days Ago  Apr 20, 2018, 1:13 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #12

    Victor3 said: View Post
    Awesome work!

    It reminds me of Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis House!
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    Thank you very much! That house is great!

    joberg said: View Post
    Marvi!! And well executed
    Thank you very much for the kind comment, sir.


    Today I refine the wall deco with an air brush.
    And started to renovate the fireplace.









    I hope the Women's Corps love this.

    katsu
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    4 Days Ago  Apr 20, 2018, 5:50 AM - Re: Death Star ? My kind of wall decoration #13

    Even better now.

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