Brown Copper Tiger

Mark Fisher

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Aug 20, 2011
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G'day everyone,

I decided to rebuild an old GUSA and dress it up a little. I did this tiger wrap in the split grip with Fish Hawk metallic Copper and Mettler Polysheen polyester thread base. I really burnished the absolute crap out of the bottom layer and coated with two coats of epoxy. The top layer is the same brown thread with one discard thread and CP'd. Yep, very basic tiger but the result is just stunning and the photos really can't do it justice.
 

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JTrelikes

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Wonderful movement with that Troop / Tiger wrap. Doesn't get much better! ;)
 

DocSki

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Awesome tiger. You nailed it.
 

FAT CAT

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You really nailed that one Mark. I'd love to see it in person.
 

Mark Fisher

Outback Rods
Aug 20, 2011
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Thanks guys. I did have a pattern to this one. I divided the blank into 90 degree sections and each section into half. I burnished one end of each section one way and the other end of the section in the opposite direction. Rotate by 90 degrees and burnish in the complete opposite directions as the previous segment. Burnish the hell out of it!
 

bassmandan

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How are ya Bruce?
Truly a beautiful tiger, the curves are absolutely elegant! But I think I have to fly to Australia and make sure that it looks better in person ;)

Wonderful work Mark!