LumberJocks

Escargots go a-courtin"

  • Advertise with us
Project by michelletwo posted 01-03-2011 01:17 PM 2504 views 7 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Escargots go a-courtin"
Escargots go a-courtin" No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Walnut 10 inches in diameter .363 thick A very challenging project of reversing volutes. Hope ya’ll enjoy.
Happy New Year





27 comments so far

View darryl's profile

darryl

1795 posts in 3794 days


#1 posted 01-03-2011 02:23 PM

another inspiring turning!
I like how unique your work is.

View rance's profile

rance

4245 posts in 2628 days


#2 posted 01-03-2011 02:24 PM

Interesting. Looks nice. Is it a bowl or flat?

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

View Eric_S's profile

Eric_S

1551 posts in 2663 days


#3 posted 01-03-2011 02:27 PM

Wow! Beautiful turning. How do you do do all those grooves though?

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

View stefang's profile

stefang

15512 posts in 2802 days


#4 posted 01-03-2011 02:45 PM

Great turning, very beautiful.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View michelletwo's profile

michelletwo

2594 posts in 2483 days


#5 posted 01-03-2011 02:52 PM

Rance: under the photo it says .363 inches thick. It is an optical illusion that it appears deep.

View sras's profile

sras

4392 posts in 2597 days


#6 posted 01-03-2011 03:33 PM

I think this is my favorite of your work. This does look like a very unforgiving pattern. Must have taken a lot of time. Very nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View mmh's profile

mmh

3665 posts in 3190 days


#7 posted 01-03-2011 03:38 PM

Beaiutifully executed! I can see how two snails would be doing a mating dance! The pattern also reminds me of the seed pattern of a sunflower.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

16244 posts in 3686 days


#8 posted 01-03-2011 04:14 PM

Wow… I don’t even know how it was done!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

9042 posts in 2388 days


#9 posted 01-03-2011 04:27 PM

Beautiful work again, Michelle! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2718 posts in 2754 days


#10 posted 01-03-2011 05:28 PM

Wow! Very impressive work

Thanks for sharing

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

7175 posts in 2266 days


#11 posted 01-03-2011 05:52 PM

It’s never hard to spot your pieces when they come up Michael, another beauty. Smooth, fair curves are always much harder than any other line and volutes are easy to get looking wrong. Yours are great. Awesome Art.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

View fernandoindia's profile

fernandoindia

1081 posts in 2411 days


#12 posted 01-03-2011 06:16 PM

I love it.
Indeed it looks challenging. I neither can imagine how it was done.

-- Back home. Fernando

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4607 posts in 2504 days


#13 posted 01-03-2011 06:20 PM

Superb, Michelle. Your talent and skill amaze me.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

View BarbS's profile

BarbS

2434 posts in 3553 days


#14 posted 01-03-2011 06:38 PM

This is a beaut, Michelle. Very nicely done! The planned geometry is perfect, as any tiny wobble would be instantly noticeable. Good work!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

View CanuckGal's profile

CanuckGal

75 posts in 2684 days


#15 posted 01-03-2011 07:20 PM

There are no words. Incredible!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

showing 1 through 15 of 27 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com