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Lionel Mercier
12-07-2009, 3:52 AM
Hello All.
Not just the time for the easter egg, but there are no more season
This out yew H= 115mm
Two natural edged parts with an ash hollow cylinder (dyed in orange with ink) to serve as rim of the box.
Only polished with shavings.
Comments welcome.
Friendly, Lionel
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Steve Schlumpf
12-07-2009, 8:49 AM
Lionel - that is so cool! Great imagination! This really took some thought as to layout, form and color! Impressed with your finish - especially considering it was burnished with shavings and not sanded! That speaks very well of your tool control! Very nice work! Thanks for sharing!

Brian George
12-07-2009, 9:05 AM
That is really a neat egg - very interesting how you finished it off. Great job!

Dennis Ford
12-07-2009, 9:05 AM
Very impressive work! I like the contrast between the outer part and the inner collar.

Bill Bolen
12-07-2009, 12:39 PM
Cool piece love all the color...Bill...

Lionel Mercier
12-07-2009, 2:44 PM
Hé là ! (in french in text) Steve. Egg IS sanded ad 320 and THEN burnished.
My tool control is not so effective...
Lionel.

Jim Kountz
12-07-2009, 9:56 PM
Now thats impressive!! I love the form and the colors are great together. Very well done!!

Nathan Hawkes
12-07-2009, 11:05 PM
This is stellar work! Did you do any measuring as far as matching the sizes of the bottom & top sections?? They appear to really fit together well. Very nice work. What is the finish?

Bernie Weishapl
12-07-2009, 11:08 PM
Wow that is impressive. Really like it.

Ron Bontz
12-08-2009, 12:13 AM
Yep. What Bernie said.:)

Lionel Mercier
12-08-2009, 5:47 AM
Hi Nathan,
I've done the last turning with the top and bottom joined. That's spindle turning.
I've to confess there is a litle litle off center between the orange part (a two part hollow ash cylindre that act as joint of the box) and the upper and lower yew parts.
As I said, sanding ad 320 and then polish wit shavings. Yew is a marvelous wood.
Picture & sketch will speak better.
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