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Offline Derek

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2019, 09:12:10 PM »
I made another but also did very basic instructions.


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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2019, 09:13:58 PM »
The only bit I did not show was the hat turning

Offline Martin Lawrence

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2019, 09:58:34 AM »
 
Not the best photography as set in a frame with glass,  this is made with the process of two pieces stuck together with a paper lining so after turning can be separated, the shoes took a bit of forethought this was a commission for a couple of ballroom dancers.

Cheers Martin.
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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2019, 10:12:09 AM »
Kokeshi are the sort of thing that Cynthia Carden Gibson decorates and traditionally the heads were made seperately and banged on as a tight fit. Peg dolls are the ones made from the old style clothes pegs. What you are looking at here is an off~centre female form and as you are finding, getting the offcentre angles right is not as easy as it looks. I made a few some years ago to see oif it was worth making them for sale but they take too much hassle and I couldn't sell them at a sensible price. Good fun though.

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Offline burywoodturners

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2019, 07:42:24 PM »
Thanks Derek, that is the clearest description yet, i will try again soon. I have been using pine to try to get the sequence right, any thoughts on the best wood to use/
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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2019, 09:35:21 PM »
Thanks Derek, that is the clearest description yet, i will try again soon. I have been using pine to try to get the sequence right, any thoughts on the best wood to use/
Ron

It is only a very basic run through as for wood depends on what you want to use this one is in Yew

Offline The Bowler Hatted Turner

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #21 on: September 19, 2019, 10:11:07 AM »
That is a very good wip Derek, well done.

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #22 on: October 01, 2019, 05:58:01 PM »
I have seen these made and admire the technique - but even the best do not look much like people to me!

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #23 on: October 01, 2019, 07:27:07 PM »
I have seen these made and admire the technique - but even the best do not look much like people to me!

They are very much in the Art Nouveau style and were often depicted in glass or ceramics, sometimes bronze.

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #24 on: October 01, 2019, 09:05:08 PM »
but even the best do not look much like people to me!

You could always give up turning and take up woodcarving instead ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Edwardian Ladies
« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2019, 10:13:36 AM »
'You could always give up turning and take up woodcarving instead'

I suppose it depends how round you like your people!