Acasia Leah Urn

  • Advertise with us
Project by bigwoodturner posted 05-03-2009 01:33 AM 1948 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an Urn turned from a wood called “Acasia Leah” it is a burl and this is the natural color. Very stabil burl and very firgurative. The lid is “African Blackwood” same wood clarinet bells are made from.

-- Dale

15 comments so far

View glynn's profile


306 posts in 3252 days

#1 posted 05-03-2009 01:35 AM

mate that is beautiful great work keep it up

-- jim nevada

View Karson's profile


35112 posts in 4332 days

#2 posted 05-03-2009 01:40 AM

Thats a beautiful urn. The wood is outstanding.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

View a1Jim's profile


117029 posts in 3509 days

#3 posted 05-03-2009 02:09 AM

Most unique urn unbelievable fiqure and design.

-- wood crafting & classes

View mtnwild's profile


3474 posts in 3459 days

#4 posted 05-03-2009 02:28 AM

So great to see your art. Really like this one.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

View peruturner's profile


317 posts in 3294 days

#5 posted 05-03-2009 02:30 AM

Great job and lovely wood and finnish

View savannah505's profile


1811 posts in 3518 days

#6 posted 05-03-2009 02:33 AM

I agree with everyone, this is a great piece, I’d love to have a piece of this wood.

-- Dan Wiggins

View sedcokid's profile


2730 posts in 3530 days

#7 posted 05-03-2009 03:39 AM

I believe this is the best of your work that I have seen! Beautiful!!

‘The Sedcokid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

View Rj's profile


1047 posts in 3563 days

#8 posted 05-03-2009 03:52 AM

Wow Dale this is drop dead gorgeous ! ( no pun intended) This also is one of my favorites .

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

View Vince's profile


1142 posts in 3361 days

#9 posted 05-03-2009 07:01 AM

Very…very nice

-- Vince

View Loucarb's profile


2388 posts in 3377 days

#10 posted 05-03-2009 01:15 PM

That is beautiful.

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 3754 days

#11 posted 05-03-2009 02:04 PM

This is an outstanding piece. I love the color and character of the Acasia. As a non-turner seeing posts like this definately moves a lathe higher up on my tool list.

Thanks for sharing this piece.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View scott shangraw's profile

scott shangraw

513 posts in 4001 days

#12 posted 05-03-2009 02:58 PM

Another nice one!Were does the Acasia come from ?

-- Scott NM,

View Woodhacker's profile


1139 posts in 3655 days

#13 posted 05-03-2009 03:08 PM

Dale, this is absolutely stunning. You do such beautiful work. I like the contrast in woods, and that burl is incredible.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

View bigwoodturner's profile


231 posts in 3277 days

#14 posted 05-03-2009 04:10 PM

This piece came from some wood shipped to me from Brazil. I believe it is a south american native but I am not positive. The piece on the profile photo with the lathe is a huge piece of burl cap from the same shipment.

-- Dale

View jockmike2's profile


10635 posts in 4178 days

#15 posted 05-04-2009 01:53 PM

Gorgeous turning. Great skill.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics