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I ground the facets on my drum sander this time. I think I like that better than the flat disc. The flat disc works fine on the curved lid but was difficult on the larger flat areas. A 2 1/2" drum worked well for getting into the flat areas and still left a facet that looks about the same.
I took my propane torch and burned it slightly. Then I reduced the flame on the torch and burned one facet to make it easier to find the proper lid alignment.
 

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It is done with a Chatter tool and then colored with a marker. You can get the chatter tools from your favorite wood turning store. You can also find instructions on how to build one by doing a google search for building a chatter tool.
 

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Awesome looking design. I cannot wait to get my lathe projects going. I usually do furniture like stuff in the summer then when winter comes I have fun on the lathe. I might just try something like this
 
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