Breezy Hill Turning

Turned Wood Art by Michael Foster

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Conefluence-25-150104

Conefluence
In this piece nine separate conic sections merge together into the form of a hemisphere. Since the width of each conic section is the the same, the inner edges of the conic sections also describe a hemisphere.
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Conefluence-15-150104

Conefluence
10”H x 8”D Hemisphere- Big Leaf Maple Burl, Dyes, Lacquer, Colored Epoxy Stand- Maple, Dye, Acrylic Rod

Conefluence-6-150103

Conefluence
This work is actually 9 separate turnings that were carefully joined together. Since the width of each conic section is the the same, the inner edges of the conic sections also describe a hemisphere.

ArchimedesGalaxy-10-150901

Archimedes Galaxy
This is an Archimedean solid known as the truncated icosahedron. It has 20 hexagonal faces and 12 pentagons.
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ArchimedesGalaxy-12-150901

Archimedes Galaxy
This form was completed almost entirely on the lathe. The "solid" is actually hollow and each face was turned on it's own axis.

ArchimedesGalaxy-11-150901

Archimedes Galaxy
Maple, Acrylics on the form and Chestnut dye on the stand, Fixatiff
4,75” D, 13.5” H on stand

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