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hollow vessels in pumaquiro 8x8

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Project by peruturner posted 05-07-2009 10:21 PM 1592 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This are the first bach of turnings fron a pumaquiro wood (12 total) great wood to turn medium hard easy to sand and finnish
the top has been texturized and ebonized,clear spray laquer 3 coats size 8×8”
comments welcome





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Rj

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#1 posted 05-07-2009 10:50 PM

Very Nice! I really like what you did with the ebonizing ,finishes them off nicely
Great Job!

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

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Loucarb

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#2 posted 05-08-2009 12:28 AM

Well done.

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Woodhacker

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#3 posted 05-08-2009 12:30 AM

How often do you have to trim the bangs on the one with hair? :)

Serously, these are great looking. I like the shape and the contrast the ebonizing gives.

I’ve never heard of pumaquiro before.

Thanks for posting them.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#4 posted 05-08-2009 03:02 AM

Beautiful!

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#5 posted 05-08-2009 04:02 AM

very nice pieces. Have not heard of this wood is the name a local or botanical?

-- Dale

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peruturner

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#6 posted 05-08-2009 04:24 AM

The name is from the peruvian jungle (here they put the name to woods as they look alike plants animals etc

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#7 posted 05-08-2009 04:41 AM

very nice…thesre are great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 05-08-2009 07:20 AM

outstanding

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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sedcokid

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#9 posted 05-08-2009 10:01 PM

Beautiful! Is this wood native to Peru? I would like to get some to turn, I will have to check to see if I can order some online.

Again, Very Nice!
‘The Sedcokid”

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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peruturner

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#10 posted 05-09-2009 03:56 AM

yES YOU CAN FROM THIS PLACE WWW.EXOTICWOODWORLD.COM

TELL JIM KING YOU ARE A FRIEND OF MINE,HE IS A NICE GUY AND HAS WOODS YOU NEVER HEARD BEFORE

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mtnwild

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#11 posted 05-09-2009 06:35 PM

What a beautiful set. Nice work! Thanks…...

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

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hardwoodflooring

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#12 posted 11-16-2009 04:29 PM

great looking peices

-- hardwood, South Carolina, http://www.palmettohardwood.com

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