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Project by Virgil posted 12-04-2014 07:11 PM 801 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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One of my favorite woods to work with. The DNR calls this Piss Elm short life span dies standing when the bark starts to fall off its ready to work. Some pieces I have not even coated with any kind of finish and they sit in the window in the sun with no cracking. Looks like oak grain with a nice brown color.

-- virgilwithtops@gmail.com





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handsawgeek

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#1 posted 12-04-2014 07:40 PM

Nice turnings! Love the grain figure. Very interesting.
Have you worked with aspen yet? If, not, give it a shot. It’s a joy to work with.

-- Ed

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 12-05-2014 12:18 AM

Absolutely stunning wood, and great job with the turning.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 12-05-2014 01:50 AM

Nice work. Great looking elm.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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