May 2020 Newsletter – The Clocks

I have been experimenting with this process to add a gorgeous element to these peek-a-boo clocks. The gravitas imparted by the process and finished result (called yakisugi) are the blackest I have ever gotten wood before.  Typically, using a dye or stain leaves a purple undertone to the black so it is not a true black.  These are a deep rich black, that adds one more level of detail to the patinated copper clock designs.

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