Spiral carved and textured

  • Advertise with us
Project by ken_c posted 11-18-2019 12:52 AM 375 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry vase with a spiral curve and some simple dimpling – finished with india ink, the lye treatment and gloss lacquer.

15 comments so far

View Phil32's profile


721 posts in 465 days

#1 posted 11-18-2019 01:00 AM

A real nice finishing technique, Ken

-- Phil Allin - There are mountain climbers and people who talk about climbing mountains. The climbers have "selfies" at the summit! Likewise with woodworkers.

View recycle1943's profile


3459 posts in 2184 days

#2 posted 11-18-2019 01:10 AM

Verrry interesting, oh and pretty darned nice !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

View pottz's profile


7034 posts in 1546 days

#3 posted 11-18-2019 01:16 AM

beautiful vase,i love the look.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

View Dark_Lightning's profile


3676 posts in 3671 days

#4 posted 11-18-2019 01:38 AM

Nicely done!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

View ClaudeF's profile


1020 posts in 2269 days

#5 posted 11-18-2019 01:46 AM

Looks great! The texturing of the dark wood is well done!



View stefang's profile


16862 posts in 3896 days

#6 posted 11-18-2019 12:22 PM

Beautiful vase Ken and the black/cherry combo looks great as well as the texturing. Well done!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Ken90712's profile


17794 posts in 3751 days

#7 posted 11-18-2019 12:57 PM

Great job buddy as always. A real beauty…. how did you make it look sidways….. ROTF LMAO

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View swirt's profile (online now)


4391 posts in 3534 days

#8 posted 11-18-2019 01:58 PM

That’s great. I like the colors and the texture contrast.

-- Galootish log blog,

View PhillipRCW's profile


516 posts in 1826 days

#9 posted 11-18-2019 03:40 PM

Gorgeous piece Ken!

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

View awsum55's profile


716 posts in 1070 days

#10 posted 11-18-2019 04:01 PM

Nice design and execution. Is the lye treatment what made the cherry so dark? I had some old cherry that was so beautiful, but all the cherry I get now is much lighter and not near as attractive. The dark cherry and black look so good together.

-- John D, OP, KS

View wildwoodbybrianjohns's profile


539 posts in 109 days

#11 posted 11-18-2019 07:45 PM

Beautiful gallery-level piece.

-- Wildwood by Brian Johns: It is wiser to find out, than to suppose (S. Clemens)

View htl's profile


4860 posts in 1721 days

#12 posted 11-19-2019 11:56 AM

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

View ChrisK's profile


2042 posts in 3643 days

#13 posted 11-19-2019 01:49 PM

Really nice work.

-- Chris K

View Julian's profile


1501 posts in 3252 days

#14 posted 11-19-2019 04:11 PM

Very attractive vase. well done.

-- Julian

View John's profile


1576 posts in 1832 days

#15 posted 11-20-2019 08:07 PM

Wow, that is really cool, great design!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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