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Project by Kayvon posted 708 days ago 1116 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.

-- Kayvon





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unrested001

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#1 posted 708 days ago

Great work Kayvon. Shape is perfect, and I like that color….Have to look up that dye!

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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#2 posted 708 days ago

Purr D

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#3 posted 708 days ago

A very fine egg! That’s another thing I’ve not tried yet. Well done.

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Ted

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#4 posted 708 days ago

Eggcellent!

I can’t believe I’m the first to say it :]P

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#5 posted 708 days ago

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#6 posted 708 days ago

Nice egg love the color now to see her eat it lol

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#7 posted 708 days ago

Cool, came out great.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#9 posted 707 days ago

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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#10 posted 707 days ago

Great job. It finished really well.

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yesplease151

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#11 posted 707 days ago

The dye looks pretty cool. Do you have to do anything special when applying it?

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#12 posted 707 days ago

Perfect!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Kayvon

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#13 posted 706 days ago

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.

-- Kayvon

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