Jerrasic Seedpods 2

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Project by Eldon DeHaan posted 01-27-2015 02:54 PM 1362 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Lathe turned poplar hollowed, sectioned, re-attached, ebmellished, carved, Dolores with dye and finished with lacquer. 12”x12”x11”

-- Eldon, Utah

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#1 posted 01-27-2015 03:21 PM

Very beautiful, Can’t imagine how you did that. Craftsmanship and artistry combined.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 01-27-2015 04:47 PM

Wow, a beautiful composition. I have no idea of turning but the project looks great

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 01-27-2015 06:31 PM

What a beauty!

How many hours did this project take, approximately?

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#4 posted 01-27-2015 08:45 PM

Wow, this is real classy work Eldon,
A big welcome to LJ’s & can’t wait to see more of your work

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 01-27-2015 11:07 PM

Wow! And welcome to Lumberjocks. Tell us please a bit how you did this.
Would love to see more of your work.


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#7 posted 01-28-2015 05:18 AM

that looks totally awesome! would love to see a blog on the process you used to put it all together…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#8 posted 01-28-2015 12:54 PM

Awsome colourful project. So many technics used. Looks realy beautiful and surprisingly natural.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 01-28-2015 07:38 PM

Absolutely beautiful work of art. Looking forward to your next project. Welcome to LJ.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 02-02-2015 06:16 AM

Thanks to all for your kind comments. To answer Tool Junky, the time on this project would be a guess on my part because of the four different elements. With that said, approximatlly 30 days with varing hours per day. As far as the process, one is the lost wood + hollowing, sectionioning and re-assembeling, carved, Colorado dye then lacquered. The large one, is a product of using a blank that was cut into four sections then glued together and then. turned & hollowed, seperated, carved embellished and then colored dyed and lacquer fineness. The small pod is a simple turning with attached stem. The platter was turned, power carved embellished and finished. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did making it.

-- Eldon, Utah

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