Archive for July, 2011

roughed-in July 25th, 2011

Dies Luna

Luna wn 26%v

ebony, snakewood, brass


K disk, roughed elements July 19th, 2011

Dies Mars

Luna wn 72%v

K disk cord and knots July 1st, 2011

Diev Venus

Luna NEW

Carving the cord and knots . It’s a challenge to carve into material 1/16-1/32″ deep without breaking through into the ebony. Solid bloodwood is relatively hard. Laminated bloodwood veneer, however, can be a wee bit brittle. I must go S L O W, keep the blade sharp, and remember to breathe! To the left, the seal cartouche also in-progress.

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