Ash Egg

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Project by Kayvon posted 05-08-2012 03:08 AM 1815 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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#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!

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

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 04:20 AM

Purr D

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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.

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

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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

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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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:
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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