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This is an Aspen Urn with an inset Ebony lid with pins. The lid is set in an Ebony collar. The base is inset and sculpted on three feet. The vase is 9 inches tall 13 with the lid.
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#1 posted 05-10-2009 01:44 AM
Hey Dale this is cool ! It kind of reminds me of some sort of smoking device…. :o)
-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,
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#2 posted 05-10-2009 03:08 AM
Nice work and woods it makes you forget what it is.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#3 posted 05-10-2009 03:14 AM
Wood is so cool and you bring out the possibilities. Nice piece! Thanks…............
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#4 posted 05-10-2009 03:14 AM
Neat piece, did you have to fill the crack? if so, what with?
-- Dan Wiggins
#5 posted 05-10-2009 03:29 AM
Prior to turning the piece I filled all splits and cracks with dyed resin fiber glass then turned the piece. I always make the filler stand out I think it makes it look better than trying to hide it.
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#6 posted 05-10-2009 04:02 AM
Beautiful piece. Who says a crack makes the wood unusable? It adds a very nice touch to this urn.
-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO
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#7 posted 05-12-2009 02:54 AM
Nice one !!!I always use epoxy and dye I will have to try the fiberglass, I take it your talking about the auto body filler correct?
-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com
#8 posted 05-12-2009 04:17 AM
Yes, I use bondo and I mix it in a baggey, I can cut off the end and squeeze it out under control as though I were putting iceing on a cake.
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#9 posted 05-12-2009 04:31 AM
Great Lookin urn
-- Jim, Kentucky
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#10 posted 05-13-2009 10:13 AM
I haven’t been into woodturning too much lately, but I can’t remember ever seeing a foot like that. It really enhances a very nice piece.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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