Shrink Pot #16

Shrink Pot #16


3.5" (H) x 2" (W)

Finished with milk paint, gold acrylic and sealed with linseed oil.

A freshly cut section of a limb is hollowed out, forming a tube. A notch is cut along the inside of one end, and a dry piece of wood is fit loosely into the notch.

 While the exterior dries, it shrinks around the bottom, forming a tighter fit. After drying, a lid is then fit onto the final form and painted or decorated with chip carving.

Learn how a shrink pot is made HERE.

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