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This is an unknown species of root burl I found on a camping trip a couple of years ago. ... infested with bugs and rot…. tricky to turn, but worth the effort.
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#1 posted 05-09-2016 11:14 PM
I imagine this wold have been an interesting piece to turn :) you were luck it stayed in one piece, great result & finishcheerspete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#2 posted 05-10-2016 03:59 AM
Thanks, yes… I was really waiting for it to blow up! Glad it held up… it was adrenaline pumping fun!
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#3 posted 05-10-2016 04:36 PM
This is very nice. I’ve been thinking of giving the hollow vessel turning a try. What brand/style of hollow tools do you use? What speeds are you turning something like this where there are a lot of holes, cracks, etc?
Thanks in advance for the feedback. Again, this piece looks great.
-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA
#4 posted 05-10-2016 04:37 PM
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#5 posted 05-14-2016 06:13 AM
The piece looks a lot like Manzanita burl. Where were you camping?
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#6 posted 06-10-2016 02:10 PM
What a lucky find… Love it. You have made a real great job of this and the finish is Superb.. well done.
-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.
#7 posted 06-10-2016 03:17 PM
Thank you Bazz!
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