|Project by Scott Oldre||posted 01-12-2013 11:55 PM||1614 views||4 times favorited||9 comments|
Ambrosia maple urn, jug, thingy. Tried to go with something Roman or Greek in style, but not be tied to exact proportions. In other words, lets start cutting and see what shows up. Block was 12” Tall by 8” square, end result is about 12” tall with handle at top and about 7.5 in diameter at the widest point. The block was still pretty wet so had to put my windshield wipers on during the first day of turning. It hit a snag while hollowing, so I decided it was time to put the toys away for a day or two. Surprisingly it didn’t move much between a week ago and today, but was till able to dry out quite a bit.
The rounded top handle was from Burmese Blackwood.
Triple E, followed by Mylands Friction Polish. Was going to try and do something similar to Trifern’s dye motifs, but I couldn’t wait and couldn’t find any of the transtint locally. Maybe next time.
As you can probably tell, I tend to cycle between flatwork to round work. Round work is faster and less setup, but I still love to make a box or chess set now and then.
Thanks for looking
-- Scott, Irmo SC