December 15, 2006
Entry Details

# 463
Petteri Leppikallio
Dimensions (inches):  
  Width:   2 3/8"
  Height:   6 1/2"
  Depth:   2 3/8"
Materials:   Body is spalted birch, little African blackwood in bottom ring and head, some Australian burl cap in bottom part and around neck and little acrylic gel in eyes.

Everyone should have something to spice their lives as well as food. This "spice bird" will hopefully give smile to people around and spice their food too.

All parts are mostly turned. Bottom ring, body and head are further carved and textured. Body is also further textured with woodburner.

Body is finished with sanding sealer and buffed (inside is left natural). Head is buffed, other parts are finished with tung oil.




Separate parts.

Judges Comments
bob : Great, creative! Unique design.I like it!
Mary : Great idea for a mill design. I like it a lot! Very creative.
nick : What a great idea. Very good use of materials. Well done!

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