September 2020 archive

Mixed up

Mixed media platter with HS intrinsic colours and Chestnut iridescent paints finished with gloss lacquer

Epoxy resin burr bowl

Epoxy resin oak burr bowl. First time casting and turning a hybrid blank.

Tom’s round bowl

Small bowl from a Jatobe blank, for the September challenge.

Abstract exercise

Airbrush on Beech block worktop off cut

Simple bowl #2

5.5 inches x 3 inches made from Sycamore but stained to look like Yew

Simple bowl #1

5 inches x 2.5 inches from Ash

ash bowl

was off today so went for the first time in shed for a bit of quiet and rest…. ash bowl…but i understood that you loose all sense for turning very quickly when it is over 3 weeks you haven’t been at the lathe ..so there is mistake but i think it is not too bad

Mixed up bowl

A dizzy bowl made with cherry, maple, purple hartand others that I dont know.

Halloween Wand

Not a fan of Harry Potter so no idea of what a wand should lok like but the grandaughter decided she would like one.. Well , she liked it

Getting Round with an Atmospheric Bowl

Mixed up the monthly challenge, with inspiration from Martins colouring demo too… Resulting in this silver birch bowl atmosphericly coloured with fiery sunset intrinsic collection, topped off with a high gloss wax.

Getting round with a bowl

Made from a piece of Meranti finished with YG and HS High Gloss. 6cm by 11cm.

Camphor Bowl

Bowl made from camphor wood and colored with HS Intrinsic colors. 6.5″x3.5″.

segmented bowl

not a lot time in workshop due back to work ..did this at the start of the month for my son birthday present a segmented bowl teak and mapple …

Ligia’s mixed up pencil pot

Turned from a sycamore blank purchased from The Woodturning Shop, each section is different, not only in size and shape, but in what was used to colour it. The lacquer really brought out the colour of the dyes, stains, paints, pencils.

The Crab

Mixed up challenge

Got around with a bowl

Finished with 3coats of Hampshire Sheen Danish oil.

Deep and round Ash Bowl with purple and gold.

Ash bowl with Plum base with gold embelishing wax

It’s a round bowl alright

Here’s a bowl i turned this last weekend. Not sure of the wood, but I took a shot at atmospheric coloring, minus the black. I used Ruby, Flame, Burn Orange, and Honey on it. It’s 13.5″ in diameter and about 3.25″ deep.

August Challenges: Texture and A Flatter Platter

This month, members were challenged with experimenting with texture and turning a flatter platter – that’s all the information there were given! Have a look at the slideshow to see how they did!

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My Flattish Platter

I didn’t have any pieces large enough to turn the platter I wanted, so I decided to glue up some scraps, including a few different kinds of Oak, some Walnut and a little Maple. I ended up with a blank perfect for this 16″ platter. I aimed to make this platter as practical as possible, …

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Flatter/textured platter

Square shape, used lime wood. Texture used over the bottom of the platter using texturing tool , coloured and burnt, topside, texturing, ? and infill, several times before finishing using Hampshire sheen and intrinsic colours.

Phil’s Flattest ( first) Platter

First ever platter about 4-5mm thick simple embellishment with 3mm parting tool and a pair of skew cut v grooves, finished the HS Tung oil

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