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08-13-2016, 02:38 AM
Robert the cats are well.


I might have got the real cat fur off. It is palm size and Australian white beech. Netsuke fascinates me.

Then roses ... background is silky oak/grevillia and flowers are all aracauria .. native hoop pine. There is sand shading and dying of the hoop pine. Thei e is olive green courtesy of a few bright nails in vinegar.


Turning away from that ... I used to like to do pots. the main pale spalted wood is called beenatree cos I cannot remember the name, and the dark woods are New Guinea striped ebony.


Then the ultra thin platter of sunken hoop pine. Pulled out of a dam on the Darling Downs. With holes.


Great to meet you all.

08-13-2016, 06:27 AM
Beautiful work Annie, love the wood turning.


08-13-2016, 06:30 AM
Gorgeous stuff, Annie. I've always wanted to try my hand at turning ... unfortunately it requires a lathe and I haven't the space for one ... or the $$$. But perhaps one day ...

08-13-2016, 09:18 AM
What gorgeous work!!

08-14-2016, 11:37 PM
We had a large lathe in our former shoppe, but the UHaul was full and we left it behind. I was always too afraid of it to ever use it.

Now that I'm older I wish we still had it. Time to put yet another addition on the workshop / studio so we can buy a few more tools, maybe a lathe for Christmas....

Is it difficult to turn a wood with so many holes?

I love your work


08-16-2016, 01:51 AM
Wonderful work Annie I like the cat I didnt know you were doing wood turning too

09-05-2016, 09:53 PM
You are aware of The Carving Path, Annie?


Better move fast if not, looks like it's going to be history soon.

04-04-2017, 01:54 AM
These are so lovely! The cat, flowers and the bowl with pits and holes are my favorites, but the are all great.

10-27-2017, 09:54 AM
I love that cat! I'm just getting into whittling and wood carving and am looking for small ideas. I'm considering making some cats, just thinking about it. Mostly tiny ones n the end of hair sticks or on the top of walking sticks. I really like that one!

11-15-2017, 04:21 AM
Sheryl, the joy of the cat is that it has no legs. It was copied, with permission, by teachers teaching carving soap. Yep, whittling.