LumberJocks

Purple CAT

  • Advertise with us
Project by trifern posted 2337 days ago 1988 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl measures 4” x 9” and is made from Catalpa. It was dyed with purple and yellow Rit dyes and finished with a wipe-on poly. It is difficult to see in the pictures how it changes colors depending on the lighting.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.





12 comments so far

View teenagewoodworker's profile

teenagewoodworker

2727 posts in 2399 days


#1 posted 2337 days ago

thats a nice bowl. the grain looks really cool too. great job!

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

19390 posts in 2482 days


#2 posted 2337 days ago

Great piece of turning. Beaut grain in the Catalpa.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View Chris 's profile

Chris

1867 posts in 2622 days


#3 posted 2337 days ago

Nice job…

Rit… As in the Fabric dyes?

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2453 days


#4 posted 2337 days ago

This is a beautiful bowl. I really wish I had a lathe.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View trifern's profile

trifern

8132 posts in 2398 days


#5 posted 2337 days ago

Yes, Rit as in clothes dye. I read about it from fellow LumberJock Darren Nelson.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

View Dorje's profile

Dorje

1763 posts in 2628 days


#6 posted 2337 days ago

good looking bowl – good looking figure…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

View Kerux's profile

Kerux

812 posts in 2515 days


#7 posted 2337 days ago

Really nice. That picture from the top… you can tell the color changing a bit.

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 2506 days


#8 posted 2337 days ago

Great bowl. Good job turning.

View Daren Nelson's profile

Daren Nelson

767 posts in 2537 days


#9 posted 2337 days ago

Cool. I like catalpa. I have dyed some stuff (small things) it never dawned on me to dye a bowl. I smell a project, thanks.

-- http://nelsonwoodworks.biz/

View Douglas Bordner's profile

Douglas Bordner

3963 posts in 2695 days


#10 posted 2337 days ago

Trifern,
I saw your post only after reading Daren’s blog on RIT. Really nice turning!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2878 days


#11 posted 2337 days ago

Gorgeous, very nice turning. Unusual grain really brought out by the dye. Very cool. Nice job. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

View GaryK's profile

GaryK

10262 posts in 2619 days


#12 posted 2336 days ago

I know what you mean by color shifting. Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase