Segmented Pyrography vessel #2 #1: The building process.

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Blog entry by Julian posted 12-08-2017 07:32 PM 2348 reads 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This vessel is made from maple and macassar ebony. My goal was to make a square wave pattern with a tilt. This turned out to be more tricky than I realized but finally figured it out. The center of the vessel will be burned with a pattern I found in a Youtube video. The pattern is called Ududu by Ellen Wolters.

First step is to draw out the design from which I will get all my measurements. The final result turned out a little different. The vessel was made in two parts and then glued together.

The last picture is before any finish was applied.
I’ll post the final result on the projects section in a day or two.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 12-08-2017 07:41 PM


-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 12-08-2017 07:50 PM

Another nice one. Well done.


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#3 posted 12-08-2017 09:10 PM

That’s amazing.

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#4 posted 12-09-2017 02:45 AM

I like the burned feature ring, looks great

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#5 posted 12-09-2017 03:39 AM

Nice work, never thought of burning a segmented piece. Looks very nice.

-- Tom D

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#6 posted 12-10-2017 01:02 AM

I saw it on my phone just as an image ealier today, I thought wow, how did he do that, checked it out and found out you wood burned it on. Sound easy, ha right. Yours looks flawless, I bought a wood burner as I hope to use it for decoration too. Question that I have no clue to, How did you transfer the design to the round curved vase so flawlessly.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 12-11-2017 01:30 AM

Brian, I drew it on the vessel with a pencil but first drew grid lines to help guide my eye. If you watch the YouTube videos by Ellen Wolters that will help explain how it is drawn.

-- Julian

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#8 posted 12-11-2017 11:43 AM

Love these just beautiful!!! More!!! More!!! LOL
Really enjoy your plan pictures really helps us see how you get started on one.

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