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Project by Tbo posted 07-20-2009 12:15 AM 1230 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took another hunk of my dry apple wood which has a rotten core and turned this vase. Because the inside, in parts, was rotten I used a wood hardner on the knotted area because I wanted to get the wall to 1/4 inch and didnt want to break through at the knot. Sorry, but hard to see the detail but it turned out very well with just a few peek holes through the knot but it stayed together. I turned a simple walnut base to finish off the rotten area at the bottom for a base.

-- Tim, Colorado Springs





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 07-20-2009 01:25 AM

BEAUTIFUL… love the natural elements. just lovely. I’m sure this was extremely difficult to create/capture :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#2 posted 07-20-2009 02:38 AM

Can’t imagine how you can turn a beautiful piece such as this without it shattering… practice?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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YoungestSon

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#3 posted 06-05-2010 07:00 PM

Very nice. Getting rid of the bad center was a clever idea. Lovely vase.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 06-05-2010 08:01 PM

I’m with Dusty It’s hard to imagine in not blowing up

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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