July 2020 archive

My taste of Asia

Ash hollow form with an oriental style finial lid. Coloured with intrinsic colours and I used ebonishing lacquer on the finial and base. Finished with Hampshire sheen gold embellishing wax and gloss wax.

Mark Wallington taste of Asia challenge

Bowl with Shou Sugi ban exterior and painted and carved rim and interior. Finished with lacquer

Cherry blossom rice bowl

Very punky piece of acacia and very much a trial and error piece. Background black gesso, fixed outline sticker in the panel, then painted on the cherry blossom and leaves with iridescent paint, finally stipple effect with gold iridescent paint over the black and black over the gold. Not happy with the painting, so back …

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Taste of Asia

Sculptural Vase taking inspiration from the work of Mark Sanger.

Essex Honey Dipper :)

2 part Oak under the guild, sapele base burnished finish to the dipper.

07/20 Ian’s Honey dipper

Here is my honey dipper for the July challenge, had some issues getting the photo to upload (hence not a great pic)

Asian Challenge done in Pens

Thought I would do something different – so many bowls, so three pens in Asian Wood.

Asian inspired Square Bowl

First attempt at a square bowl with lidded box.. Although I thought it was finished I then decided to spray underside with HS Black Laquer… I iike the effect. I Learned a lot with this piece …jam chuck creation, reverse chucking ( tapered sides of box wouldnt hold in dovetails), ripped out of a recess …

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asian style honey pot

Made of ash, pot with lid , finished in oil, acrylic Japanese lettering ,translates as woodturning 360, (wife helped me with the lettering)

Dippy duo

My submission of honey dippers, each is about 6″ long. The one lying down is Beech and made from an old chair leg. The other is, I think, Elm and has been repurposed from a broken spinning wheel.

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