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Green oak bowl scorched and limed for grain effect bowl is around 9 inches by 3 inches
-- I always have wood in my shed
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#1 posted 04-27-2014 05:22 PM
Would love to know in greater detail how you accomplished this! It’s gorgeous in it’s simplicity.
#2 posted 04-27-2014 05:47 PM
I turned this bowl on my lathe first from green oak then scrubbed out the grain with a wire brush then I burned the whole thing with a blow torch. After it cooled I lime pasted it making sure I removed all the excess paste finally I have it a couple of coats of oil to seal it all in .
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#3 posted 04-27-2014 09:23 PM
Looks great. The lime is a realy good idea
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#4 posted 04-28-2014 12:01 PM
i never heard of liming wood. what does the lime do to the wood?
#5 posted 04-28-2014 05:27 PM
The lime paste is a bit like grain filler and sticks to the grain and makes a more prominent feature it comes in other colours to. Thanks for the comments. Cheers dunk
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