Ron Wehde

Vermilion Series No. 1

This vessel is made from dyed Maple with an Ebony bottom and an Ebony and Brass top. The dye has been shaded darker toward the bottom. A three tree design has been pierced equally around the vessel. The vessel measures 9 inches by 6 inches. Any comments or suggestions are welcomed.

Vermilion Series No. 1
Ron Wehde, Apr 30, 2009
    • Rick Taylor
      Very nice. You did good!
    • charlie knighton
      very nice, looking forward to your series
    • Hal Taylor
      Ron, very nice. I really like the tree figure and the colors. How were you able to get dyes to shade like that, and did you dye or color the inside?
    • Maintor
      Hi Ron,
      very nice piece !!!

      Regards Ludwig

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    • Terry Scott
      This really caught my eye
      well done
    • Matt Owen
      That looks great! Nice job.
    • Ron Wehde
      Thank you all for the very kind words.

      Hal, I used an airbrush to apply the dye while the piece was on the lathe. I used a darker shade of dye around the bottom and blended it in while the piece was turning. I used flat black lacquer inside. I've found from experience that if you use dye inside on a piece thin enough to pierce, the dye will go all the way through to the outside.
    • Bill Pottorf
      Ron, this is a real eyecatcher and extremely well done. Congratulations on the front page!
    • KurtB
      Ron, this piece is very beautiful and classy! Nicely done!

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    • Ron Wehde
      Bill and Kurt,

      Thank you very much!
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