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Acorn Ornaments

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Project by Jarred posted 12-24-2014 03:52 AM 933 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Acorn ornaments. Rough-carved maple stems, walnut, cherry/osage orange (?). Glued, turned, walnut woodburned, put back on lathe and finished.

I made 28 of these for coworkers and family. I changed the finish occasionally, but for the most part applied danish oil to the whole acorn and semi-gloss poly to the base. Probably took just under an hour total for each from gluing to turning to finished.

Thanks for looking.

Jarred

-- My projects are imperfect in every way, just like their creator. Their creator loves them nonetheless, just like mine.





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jeff

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#1 posted 12-24-2014 05:58 AM

Those are cool.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#2 posted 12-24-2014 06:36 AM

Very nice ornaments, I bet they loved them. Great work.

-- Tom D

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#3 posted 12-25-2014 12:28 AM

Beautiful.
Merry ChristMads. ;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 12-29-2014 08:28 AM

Beautiful turning project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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