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Project by BobWemm posted 11-22-2015 10:05 AM 1041 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece of wood followed me home a couple of years ago, I have no idea which Euc Species it is, but it is pretty.

It is sanded to 400 and finished with Shellawax Glow friction polish.

It is approx. 10inches tall and 5inches wide.

Thanks for looking and I hope you like it.

C & C Welcome.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 11-22-2015 10:37 AM

That is real nice Bob, lovely bit of turning and great finish. Like the all over shape of the urn. Thanks for showing.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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BrentH

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#2 posted 11-22-2015 12:17 PM

Very nice piece, Bob. Gives me ideas of things to try.

-- Brent H. --"This retirement stuff is hard work. I need to go get a job so I can get some rest!"

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-22-2015 12:51 PM

Great looking urn, Bob!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#4 posted 11-22-2015 01:41 PM

It’s A mighty fine looking urn Bob!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 11-22-2015 01:41 PM

The heartwood and sapwood look great together on this. It’s like night and day. Nice urn Bob.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#6 posted 11-22-2015 01:56 PM

Bob nice looking piece well done
Ron

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 11-22-2015 03:07 PM

Thanks for the comments Guys.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Todd Barrone

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#8 posted 11-22-2015 07:08 PM

Very nice.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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John

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#9 posted 11-22-2015 07:26 PM

Nice turning Bob, looks like the finish brought real nice colouring out in the wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 11-22-2015 07:59 PM

This is beautiful and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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peteg

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#11 posted 11-22-2015 08:13 PM

Nice looking piece of timber Bob turned to match :)
cheers
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Mark Wilson

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#12 posted 11-25-2015 10:30 AM

Eucalyptus is one of my favorites. As usual, I had to take a deep breath before opening my eyes and looking at this.

-- Mark

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Mark Wilson

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#13 posted 11-25-2015 10:31 AM

Seriously, I look at the Things some of my Buddies produce, and, feel like a toddler running around the feet of Masters.

-- Mark

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