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Project by diggerdelaney posted 03-24-2018 10:43 AM 1000 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It stands 12” tall and at it’s widest is 3 1/4” The main tower is Ash and the bowl section is Field Maple with the eye in Holly. The top was textured on the outside using a hanging type multi-tool with a small metal cut off disc in the edge.
Ebonising spray was used for the black and airbrush gold paint for the inner surface over the ebonising spray as it is the best effect when done that way. I added some decorative copper nails around the base to add something to a very plain support. The eye again ebonising spray after using a pyrography machine for the pattern then a gold gilt cream rubbed in. Once it was fully assembled a coat of micro-crystalline wax applied for protection as this is for decoration only so will not be handled a great deal.

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks





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#1 posted 03-24-2018 11:03 AM

Now that’s getting way fancy Derek…

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#2 posted 03-24-2018 11:08 AM

That’s slick

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#3 posted 03-24-2018 01:57 PM

Thats a beautiful sculpture. You sure have an ‘eye” for design and the skill to bring it alive. Thanks

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#4 posted 03-24-2018 02:43 PM

Great job. When you get around to the rings please put me down for one of the seven Dwarf Lord Rings.

Thanks for posting,

Frodo Lives!

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 03-24-2018 03:47 PM

stunning and creative. beautiful piece of turned art. Love it.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 03-24-2018 06:17 PM

This is a beautiful piece.

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#7 posted 03-24-2018 06:56 PM

A cracking piece of art Derek
pete

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#8 posted 03-24-2018 10:53 PM

Nice project!!!
Looks like something a kleon would love, me thinks.

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#9 posted 03-25-2018 02:34 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done Derek!

Rick

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#10 posted 03-27-2018 04:42 PM

Very cool. How do you put the pepper in? JK

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#11 posted 03-27-2018 06:16 PM

Thank you all.


Very cool. How do you put the pepper in? JK

- BenDupre

I never thought of that what a great idea do one in black for pepper and a white for salt

-- Derek, Kent, UK, https://www.facebook.com/DLWoodart/?ref=bookmarks

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#12 posted 03-28-2018 07:11 PM

Neat, i love it

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