Segmented Pyrography Design #1: Overview of a segmented pyrography project.

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Blog entry by Julian posted 12-16-2018 01:41 AM 1726 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I found a crochet pattern that I thought would make an interesting pattern on a turning.

First step is to make the rings. 12 segments per ring made with soft maple. Soft maple is very white compared to most other woods and will contrast nicely with the burned pattern lines.

The turning will be made in two halves which makes it much easier to shape the inside.

After the two halves are glued together I finish shaping the outside and the top.

Now it is time to transfer the design onto the wood. I used graphite paper to trace the design.

Now it’s just a matter of following the design with a couple of different pyrography pens. This will take some time.

All that is remaining is to spray a finish and then to turn off the bottom.
The finished turning will be posted in the projects section in the near future.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 12-16-2018 02:16 AM

Looks like some skillful work there Julian

I am tipping it will be getting Blackie excited too.

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 12-16-2018 02:46 AM

That’s going to be so nice when you get the finish on there. WOW!!!

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#3 posted 12-16-2018 02:51 AM

I like your new art form.

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#4 posted 12-16-2018 02:54 AM

This is going to be such a work of art that you will have a difficult time topping it!

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#5 posted 12-16-2018 08:34 AM

I don’t do a lot of woodturning but I enjoy your contributions.


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#6 posted 12-16-2018 08:43 AM

This is awesome! I can’t wait to see your finished product!

-- Never stop learning.

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#7 posted 12-16-2018 10:33 AM

You must have an extraordinarily steady hand to accomplish such precise work on a rounded smooth surface Julian. Quite amazing and a very beautiful pattern too.

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#8 posted 12-16-2018 02:40 PM

Super nice, great idea using the crochet pattern, you must have a very steady hand to complete the job on a curved surface and also such even lines. The work of a master.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 12-16-2018 05:35 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Julian

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#10 posted 12-17-2018 06:38 PM

Unbelievable, can’t wait to see the end results!

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#11 posted 01-05-2019 01:40 PM

Love it!

-- Petey

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