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Project by Joanne Sauvageau posted 04-07-2017 11:40 PM 622 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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15 1/2in figured maple platter with an eggshell rim.

-- Joanne Sauvageau





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JayCee123

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#1 posted 04-08-2017 12:08 AM

Very beautiful turning.
How interesting is that outer ring design … can you give a little detail about material and process?

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Joanne Sauvageau

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#2 posted 04-08-2017 01:18 AM

The whole maple platter was turned and then the eggshells were applied. Then a thin layer of Liquitex Modeling Paste is applied over the eggshells and left to dry. Once dry, the eggshell mosaic is sanded down.

-- Joanne Sauvageau

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#3 posted 04-08-2017 02:58 AM

wow just gorgeous work,i love your creativity.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 04-08-2017 02:02 PM

I love seeing a combination of unusual materials. The eggshells give a very antique look. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 04-08-2017 02:07 PM

beautiful

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#6 posted 04-08-2017 09:35 PM

Are those actual egg shells, How did you attach them, do they have a top finish, Incredible for a first time project. Bet you have lots that you haven’t shown us.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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