Dogwood Vase

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Project by Woodsdweller posted 09-10-2009 11:25 PM 1818 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small vase 10” high and 5” in dia. I was really pleased with the spalting but some of it was soft enough, I was afraid it might fly apart. Buffed salad bowl finish.

-- Bill, WV

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#1 posted 09-10-2009 11:35 PM

Wonderful job and wood

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#2 posted 09-11-2009 12:47 AM

A great vase and some wonderful wood.

-- 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 †

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#3 posted 09-11-2009 12:52 AM

Great job Bill

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#4 posted 09-11-2009 01:34 AM

Interesting spaltling on the dog wood. I have a few cherished pieces saves for some special project. It is hard to come by and t it turns like a dream. My local wild dog wood has a slight pink color to the wood. I have heard there is a fungus that is slowly killing the wild dog wood on the west coast.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#5 posted 09-11-2009 02:39 AM

Beautiful! I have never heard of anyone turning Dog Wood before, very pretty wood.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 09-11-2009 07:03 AM

Very nice, I never have seen a piece of dogwood large enough to turn.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 09-11-2009 09:53 AM

Beautiful turning Bill. Nice shape and nice wood.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 09-11-2009 01:03 PM

Dogwood is the state tree here and there is a lot of it. Pretty in the spring, just more brush the rest of the time. It is real heavy and hard, makes good mallets. I turned a mallet I use for chisels and it works well. Thanks for the compliments.

-- Bill, WV

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#9 posted 09-12-2009 03:24 PM

It came out great Bill, the wood is fantastic!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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