LumberJocks

Another Dyed Ash Hollow Form

  • Advertise with us
Project by TheDane posted 57 days ago 416 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Another Dyed Ash Hollow Form
Another Dyed Ash Hollow Form No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

End-grain hollow form turned from a piece of Ash, finished with wipe-on poly.

The color is KEDA alcohol-based aniline dyes, mixed with a bit of clear shellac (about 1 part shellac for 15 parts dye). I applied the color, fired it with a lighter, then knocked the piece back with 320 grit. I repeated the process with a different color, using blue and red in that order. I sanded to 800-grit, and finished with 5 coats of wipe-on poly.

The use of shellac with the dye is something I learned from Jimmy Clewes. He says the shellac binds the color to the alcohol, which aids finishing process … with each coat of color the wood becomes more progressively sealed, therefore the later colors soak in less.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





5 comments so far

View Diggerjacks's profile (online now)

Diggerjacks

1738 posts in 1737 days


#1 posted 57 days ago

Helo the dane

Wouaw Very nice effects on the wood I love them

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

View MT_Stringer's profile

MT_Stringer

1799 posts in 1829 days


#2 posted 57 days ago

Very nice indeed. Thanks for posting.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

View Thewoodman2000's profile

Thewoodman2000

465 posts in 568 days


#3 posted 56 days ago

You have to be learning allot doing all this dye work now. Great color on this one too! I will be showing this to my oldest she will love it!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7620 posts in 2650 days


#4 posted 56 days ago

Very nice – COOL…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

2322 posts in 641 days


#5 posted 56 days ago

All your turnings are beautiful. This is my favorite. Just the right touch of tint. Excellent work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase