pine vessel

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Project by phillip butler posted 07-19-2014 03:45 PM 528 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took a pinon pine log and turned it to see what it might look like. had not tried it before. looks ok and since I live in a pinon/juniper forest area there is no shortage of stock——————

-- phil, nevada

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#1 posted 07-19-2014 06:31 PM

very nice, looks like end grain. no problem with cracking. would like to try the blue pine. what process do you go through to stop it from cracking. I have been turning birch as is only hard wood that grows here. Would be nice to use some of the other soft woods. Thanks for sharing

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 07-19-2014 11:04 PM

brian- the pine was already quite dry, been lying in covered pile for more than a year. after turning I coated with watco natural oil finish—should be good to go. If your wood is wet ,try a minute or two in the microwave while wrapped in paper towel

-- phil, nevada

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#3 posted 07-20-2014 12:42 AM

Nice one, Phillip!!

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

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