Airbrushed Sycamore Platter

Just another one of my Airbrushed articles, made from Sycamore, which has been textured with the Sorby  and the Wagner,Texturing tool, coloured black with Chestnut spirit stain, Gold Gilt cream which is drybrushed. The centre is coloured Yellow, Yellow/Green, then Orange and finally Red, this time finished with Sanding sealer and Acrylic Satin Lacquer. 280mm x 45mm. Inspired by Nick Agar

Sycamore Platter

Further news about this piece, was that it achieved turning of the week on the Woodworkers Institute and the honour of cover on the World of Woodturners.

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New Work

Just a couple of pieces of new work just recently turned.

This is a Flamed Beech Platter, the wood was locally sourced from the Ullapool Woodturning Centre

Flamed Beech Platter

And then a coloured Sycamore tall bowl which has been textured with the Sorby Spiralling System, then coloured with Black Spirit stains and then gold gilt cream added to the texturing. the lower photograph is a close up of the texturing which is in 3 distinctive bands.  Today this piece was chosen as Members Choice on the Woodworkers institute, this honour is the for the fourth time this year

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Beech Platter

This is a Beech Platter, which measures 280mm x 25mm.  This piece was placed onto a website called World of Woodturners, were it achieved the cover photo award, which is a huge compliment to my work

Beech Platter

Another Beech Platter, made from the same board of Timber, however there is a significant difference in the grain pattern.

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