"three on a match

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Project by CapnEddie posted 06-18-2010 02:48 PM 1922 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This lidded Jar has a Maple top and African Blackwood lid. The spire was cut on Lathezilla and is one piece of blackwood. My mentor, Gorst Duplessis, perfected this method and is responsible for my trying this technique. The jar is 3” across and 5” high. There is an embellishment under the lid, and in the bottom or the piece where it is covered in 24K gold leaf. Finish is CA glue (20 coats) wet sanded and polished to a keen shine.

-- Makin' Shavin's

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#1 posted 06-18-2010 03:12 PM

Pretty cool there cap’n, I don’t see the gold though. Maybe my eyes just aren’t picking it up. Great work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#2 posted 06-18-2010 04:16 PM

Wonderful piece

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 06-18-2010 06:44 PM

Beautiful turning, unusual technique.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 06-19-2010 02:21 AM

interesting..I wish you’d taken more pictures. This one I THINK distorts the height and parts..another view would have been nice. Nice details.

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#5 posted 06-19-2010 05:09 PM

nicely done. I agree more photos would be great.

What is a lathezilla? Do you have a photo? Thanks for showing.

-- John T.

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#6 posted 01-02-2014 01:51 AM

Hey Cap’n: The 10,000 and 15,000 pound Commando Vault FAC here – excellent turning from Lathezilla ! More !

-- *Arachnoleptic Fit*: The frantic dance performed just after you've accidently walked through a spider web.

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