June 2021 archive

3x3x3 Pot luck

A Tulipwood pot with texture. The dinky little thing is coloured with Bolgers red and black. Laquer finish. Thanks Les.

3x3x3 T-Light

3 cornered T-Light holder from a 3-inch cube of sycamore, coloured with Jo Sonja iridescent paints

Thing in a Thingy-m’jig

Just a bit of a laugh, although the wood wasn’t! Dreadful softwood from a fence post, used for the balloon and basket. Don’t know what it is but it tore dreadfully so I’ve killed it with loads of sanding and coloured it!! Gonky chap is zebrano for the hat and coloured sycamore for the body. …

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Space mushrooms

In an effort to do something a little different and unique, I made a little family of space mushrooms. A total of 3 decorated mushrooms all living inside each other.

Trunnion Box by Dave John

Three captured rings with a “thing” (ring) in a box. A turning design by English turner David Regester from his book”Turning Boxes and Spindles”. Texture added on lid and on the bottom of the piece. Maple material with Lacquer finish. 2 1/4” dia. 5” (H).

Matryoshka EGG

the thing into a thing into a thing …so there is a russian egg ….7 eggs into one from 1.5cm for the smallest to 170 cm for the tallest

Gonks galore

A Large Gonk hat and body hollowed. Hat contains the hat of the second Gonk and the body the body of Gonk number two. Gonk number 3 is inside the body of Gonk 2. A good exercise for hollowing and a bit of fun

Three little box’s

Three little box’s one inside the other.

Toothpick holder

Entry for this month’s challenge

A Thing in a thingy-ma-jig

Just a bit of a laugh, although the wood wasn’t! Dreadful softwood from a fence post, used for the balloon and basket. Don’t know what it is but it tore dreadfully so I’ve killed it with loads of sanding and coloured it!! Gonky chap is zebrano for the hat and coloured sycamore for the body. …

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