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Camphor Chalice

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 07-18-2014 03:35 PM 530 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Camphor Chalice is made from a local tree and has beautiful grain and coloring. It is made from two pieces that were rough turned, allowed to dry and then finish turned and assembled. This bowl is 7 1/2 inches high by 7 1/4 inches wide and finished with satin lacquer. Normally I remove the pith, but it didn’t crack too bad so I left most of it.
The last picture is different lighting and brings out more of the colors in the wood.
The camphor was extremely aromatic during the turning process.

-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood" www.etsy.com/shop/xyloidcreations





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harveysoriginals

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#1 posted 07-18-2014 03:43 PM

That is a truly beautiful piece! You do great work!
Thanks for showing it off!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 08:58 PM

Quite impressive piece.. nice form and beautiful wood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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