Terra Sigillata Form/Bowl

Following on from the Pedestal Bowl i was inspired by a Terra Sigillata Form for the Roman period of AD40-AD80, this piece is textured again with the Sorby Spiralling and Texturing Tool, then Sprayed with Chestnut Spirit Stain Black, then Gold Gilt Cream added to highlight the Texturing.  The piece is made from London Plane.

Terra Sigilatta Bowl





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

Coloured BowlColoured Bowl1

Coloured Ash Bowl

This is an Ash Bowl, measuring 290mm x 40mm, coloured with Chestnut Spirit Stains, Blue, Red, and yellow, the grain was also highlighted with Gold Spirit Stain.

Both the Front and Back is coloured with the same colours

Coloured Ash Bowl FrontRear View, during lathe work

Ash Bowl Front View Ash Bowl Rear ViewTwo photographs above are an Ash Bowl, which has been ebonised, and Verdigree Wax used to enhance the grain.