Friday, August 29, 2008


Waka 3 measuring 600mm long this piece was turned between centers on 2 axis to form the hull and keel Remounted with hot melt glue then 12 bowls were turned overlapping to form the ribs of the canoe .About 4 kg of lead were required to balance the piece
Made from Kauri the internal texture was then applied with a pyrography machine in a koru pattern .
More images can been seen in new work on my web site
This piece has just been entered into the artistic category at the kawerau wood skills competition next weekend cut and paste this link to see more images

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