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What you will need

twelve 4’x1 7/8”x 3/4” boards of Douglas Fir

6 liters of Ecopoxy liquid plastic or similar

leaf burning torch

wire brush

nylon flapper wheel

pigment of your choice

a 4’x2’x4” plywood mold or a 4’x6”x6” plywood mold (you’ll need the bigger one no matter what)

Tuck tape or similar

clear silicone

How to do this project

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Char the wood on one side until you have an “alligator skin” texture

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hen use either an 80 grit or 120 grit nylon wheel to get down to the meat of the wood, leaving the charred grain.

Use the wire brush to scrape off the char from selected boards and areas, then use either an 80 grit or 120 grit nylon wheel to get down to the meat of the wood, leaving the charred grain.

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pe. Seal the interior edges with silicone and let it set. Clamp wood down, prep your epoxy and pour. Follow directions on the epoxy container closely.

Build your mold, coating all interior surfaces with slightly overlapping tape. Seal the interior edges with silicone and let it set. Clamp wood down, prep your epoxy and pour. Follow directions on the epoxy container closely.

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of clear polyurethane.

Glue and clamp if you haven’t already. Add stars. Seal the top with a coat of clear polyurethane.

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 epoxy until the piece is covered and looks smooth as glass. Let it set.

Seal the piece by brushing on a layer of epoxy. Let it set. Pour additional epoxy until the piece is covered and looks smooth as glass. Let it set.

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Mount LED lights to the back if desired.

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