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A friend of mine wanted a wooden egg for his mom. It was not for me to ask why, because I don’t need to know why, I just need a reason to get on the lathe. Ash, analine dye, poly finish, grade A extra large.
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#1 posted 05-08-2012 03:29 AM
Great work Kayvon. Shape is perfect, and I like that color….Have to look up that dye!
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#2 posted 05-08-2012 04:20 AM
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#3 posted 05-08-2012 04:30 AM
A very fine egg! That’s another thing I’ve not tried yet. Well done.
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#4 posted 05-08-2012 05:52 AM
I can’t believe I’m the first to say it :]P
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#6 posted 05-08-2012 10:35 AM
Nice egg love the color now to see her eat it lol
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#7 posted 05-08-2012 12:06 PM
Cool, came out great.
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#8 posted 05-08-2012 12:08 PM
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#9 posted 05-08-2012 01:56 PM
Beautiful job on that egg. Now you need to make an egg cup in which to display it. It sill give you more lathe time!!...........................Jim
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#10 posted 05-08-2012 04:10 PM
Great job. It finished really well.
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#11 posted 05-08-2012 10:00 PM
The dye looks pretty cool. Do you have to do anything special when applying it?
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#12 posted 05-09-2012 11:51 AM
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#13 posted 05-10-2012 02:55 AM
Thanks for the nice comments. yesplease151, you can check out triferns blog on using analine dyes here: http://lumberjocks.com/trifern/blog/9400 He is definitely the master. This was my first dying attempt. I normally only use the color I can get from the wood itself, never stains, but after seeing triferns work I had to buy some of every color of analine dyes. I used to only like dark wood with lots of character but with dyes available there are whole new opportunities to work with some of the “boring” woods.
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