Tuesday, March 8, 2011
The first one was going to be an hourglass shaped vase but I had a small catch while hollowing and the piece broke in half both latitudinally and longitudinally. I threw the top half in the microwave not knowing what would happen. What happened was a pleasant surprise, the piece curled in on itself to form a spiral. A light went off in my head.
http://www.harborfreight.com/high-speed-metal-saw-91753.html) to cut straight down one side. I was a bit surprised to see the cut open up so much immediately. I was worried that it wouldn't act like the other piece, that it might unfold rather than curl tighter.