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« on: February 04, 2014 08:54:47 PM »

I loved making my first ATB for the ATB swap so much that I made a second one last week, and am working on some element for a third one.  Seriously, if you haven't checked out the ATB swap gallery, you don't know what you're missing.  Anyways, this was a steampunk inspired one.  I decorated the front and back with vintage sheet music, and the other sides with and embossed gear pattern on aluminum tape.  I decorated with various gears (thanks Wulf for the tip about the gel medium as glue), and three gents.  I used the brass portion of a spent 12 gauge shell as the base, and nailed two word plates I stamped on the sides.

 







Here is some more information about this block on my blog, with a bit more detail about the block and some more pics.
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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2014 04:53:31 AM »

Very interesting piece! I've been watching the wonderful creations coming out of the ATB swap & might have to give this craft a try!
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2014 05:46:34 AM »

It was a lot of fun, and addictive - it's almost freeing to have the challenge of decorating the 6 sides, and the option of moving it outwards... or possibly inwards!  You may find it addictive!
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« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2014 01:13:32 PM »

Great job!  You are all inspiring me to give this a try sometime
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2014 04:31:25 PM »

Thank you - you have got to give this a try - it is really quite addictive thinking in the different perspective!
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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2014 07:11:05 AM »

Awesome! And the light bulb is fab!
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