January 2004 Meeting Pictures

Stephen Case-Pall

Bottle Stopper

Stopper
The first is a wine bottle stopper in Padauk, finished in clear Lacquer.
1/16/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

Scratch Awl

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The second is a scratch awl in Madagascar Ebony, brass and steel, also finished in clear lacquer without stain.
1/16/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

Wax Seal

Seal
Still having fun with the new lathe. This is a pic of a wax seal, or "Petschaft" as it is known in German. It is from the county court of Imperial Prussia, at the turn if the 20th century. I found it without a handle, so turned this one out of Coco Bolo.
1/25/2004 Click on image to see closeup.