Dark Ivy - Pyrography On Mahogany Plate

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Project by Underdog posted 01-10-2017 02:00 PM 880 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My submission to a local wood art show, is a 10” x 3/4” turned mahogany plate decorated with pyrography. I have approximately 40 hours in it including design time and finishing.
If you’d like to see other works in this show, go here:

EDIT The sketches included here are of my own design and ideas.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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#1 posted 01-10-2017 03:28 PM

Very impressive. Great work and patience.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 01-10-2017 04:10 PM

Very nice work, I am always looking for ways to enhance wood turnings. Nice job. Entries on the link are impressive too.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-10-2017 04:16 PM

Very cool, my oldest son just bought me a nice simple weller woodburning set for christmas, I’m already looking to upgrade … it’s addictive :)

-- makeBrooklyn - Jim, Brooklyn, NY #handtools

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#4 posted 01-10-2017 07:22 PM

great work it took the wood turning masterpieces some steps forward!!!!!!

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#5 posted 01-10-2017 09:09 PM

That is a work of art!!!

-- PaulMayer,

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#6 posted 01-10-2017 10:19 PM

Cool art!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#7 posted 01-10-2017 11:35 PM

That is very nice, It’s rare to see such clean pyrography work.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#8 posted 01-11-2017 02:44 AM

That’s a beautiful piece of artwork with an enormous amount of work and pyrography.
How do you keep the fumes away?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 01-11-2017 02:50 AM

Thanks all for the compliments. It’s my pleasure to share the talent God has given me. The world has enough evil and ugliness, so I try to create things that are good and beautiful.

That s a beautiful piece of artwork with an enormous amount of work and pyrography.
How do you keep the fumes away?

- oldnovice

Oldnovice, I use a box fan to pull the fumes away. I still come in the house smelling like a fireplace though!

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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#10 posted 01-11-2017 06:28 AM

Beautiful work

-- Vince

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#11 posted 01-11-2017 08:08 PM

What a lovely piece, top of the class for this one, thanks for the link, some fabulous work oat the show & a lot of highly acclaimed artists

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

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#12 posted 01-12-2017 07:02 PM

Thanks for the compliments Vince and Pete, and for taking the time to post.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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#13 posted 01-12-2017 08:21 PM

This plate is beautiful. It’s very rich looking.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 01-12-2017 08:38 PM

Thank you Charles. Kind of you to say so.

-- "woodworker with an asterisk"

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#15 posted 01-15-2017 02:23 PM

Really nice! Love it.

-- tel

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