Silver maple, bowls, dyed

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Project by MyChipCarving posted 03-15-2012 04:40 PM 1627 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The black bowl was dyed with black ink jet printer ink. I was experimenting!
It almost looks like it was painted. That dye really penetrated and made a deep black color.
The other bowl was dye black, then red, followed by yellow.
All have a lacquer top coat.
Thanks for looking.

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#1 posted 03-15-2012 05:10 PM

These turned out great Marty thanks for sharing you experiment with us.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Clint Searl

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#2 posted 03-15-2012 06:36 PM

They’re really rich. I like the look.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#3 posted 03-15-2012 07:50 PM

Very nice Marty. I like the red stripe, looks perfect. When are you going to start chip carving on some of your non-platter turnings? I think they would look great.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 03-15-2012 10:25 PM

Those are really good looking bowls

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 03-16-2012 02:37 AM

Very nice!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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#6 posted 03-16-2012 11:38 AM

Like Clint said, they both have a very rich looking finish. Both very awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 03-16-2012 05:52 PM

Pretty colors! Very nice Marty! :)


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

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