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Cherry burl live edge turning

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Project by KCConst posted 11-24-2014 01:57 AM 748 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cherry burl came from some property in Wisconsin. It was very challenging with tough grain, knots, knot holes and natural fractures. This is 8-1/2” diameter by about 4-1/2” high. I am very pleased with the final result. Every time I put tool to work I felt the risk I was taking in ruining a gorgeous natural wood specimen. If you look closely you can see the knot which I left in place after cutting through the knot hole area. I finished simply with Watco natural.

-- "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do" Wooden





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Russell Eck

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#1 posted 11-24-2014 03:22 AM

The inside shape is amazing, great job. I really want to get into turning amazing pieces like that!

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AJ1104

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#2 posted 11-24-2014 11:57 AM

Beautiful turning job! I would love to see what the piece looked like before you started.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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david38

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#3 posted 11-24-2014 02:36 PM

nice job

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