Craft forums - Part of the Crafts Directory

ALL NEW - Craft Articles



Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Couple of vases

  1. #1
    bodrighy's Avatar
    bodrighy is online now Senior Member Try and catch up with this one.. What a crafter!!!
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Home in Wiltshire
    Posts
    5,101
    Rep Power
    1984

    Default Couple of vases

    Please note these ads will not show for registered crafts forum members.
    Click here to register...



    Been playing with the design of the vase I did the other day, Here's a couple of variations.
    This was a pig to photograph. This is a 16" tall cedar vase that has been made in a similar way to the previous one. I have heavily textured the cedar with a wire brush on the lathe and it is a lot deeper than I can show in the photos. It was then ebonised. It was hollowed out to about 5mm and is surprisingly light to pick up. On taking the photos I noticed that there has been a little bit of movement since gluing up though the cedar registered as quite low in moisture content before I turned it. Probably the hot weather we have had. C&C welcome as always.

    Second one is 10" tall and 5" diameter, not sure of the wood, another anonymous donation fom the gardener LOL. The decorative work was an experiment by Mo, pyro'd background and coloured daisies.

    Pete
    Ebonised cedar vase 3.JPG daisy vase 2.jpg
    "Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art" ... Leonardo Da Vinci
    My Craft Shop: Facebook


  2. #2
    craftdancer is offline Senior Member Super mega big crafter
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    4,958
    Rep Power
    1822

    Default

    Both absolutely beautiful. Love the ebonising on the first one.


    Linda

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Hurricane Vases
    By DaCosta in forum Candles and candle making
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-03-2013, 11:38 PM
  2. further adventures in recycled vases
    By Duke of Burl in forum Recycled crafts
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-08-2011, 01:19 PM
  3. See our vases on front page of Popular Crafts
    By CountryLoveCrafts in forum Your craft projects
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-01-2011, 12:12 PM
  4. Vases
    By bodrighy in forum Your craft projects
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 15-07-2010, 01:36 PM
  5. One of a Kind Ikebana Vases, Candle Holders, & Wall Clocks
    By craft-news-boy in forum Crafts Gone Popular on Craftjuice.com
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-08-2009, 04:59 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •