|Project by Mark Wilson||posted 07-12-2015 08:47 PM||568 views||0 times favorited||6 comments|
This is a Miniature Urn. It’s about 2-1/2” tall. Why a miniature Urn? asks the wondering visitor. Because I was sharpening my tools, saith the Woodsmith, and needed to find out just how sharp they were getting. Sharp enough to make a Miniature Urn – or, Lidded Jar/Pot, if you will -... The proof being, that – the edge around the cap? – you could cut your bad self on it. And, you may notice, there are no chips around that edge. It started as a little 3”x1” piece of Hickory that I would turn around and check my sharpening progress on. It began to get pretty. So pretty, in point of fact, that I decided to make a top for it. That was a bit of Olive cut off.
If you’ll look really close at photo 1, you may see just the shadow of a face. At least I do. I just noticed it, while loading it here. It escaped me in the editing. Weird, huh? Even humble Hickory can contain a surprise. (I foundananchor chain in a piece of Wenge once.