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This is a small vase I turned yesterday from a branch. It has a natural edge rim.
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#1 posted 12-15-2009 01:44 PM
Fantastic ! Wonderful grain detailWhat finish did you apply ?
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#2 posted 12-15-2009 02:02 PM
Thanks Jim. I used shelac and buff dried it.
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#3 posted 12-15-2009 04:51 PM
Pretty cool turning. Nice finish.
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#4 posted 12-15-2009 04:59 PM
I like how the grain looks to spiral in. Nice photo too!
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#5 posted 12-15-2009 11:01 PM
Good job…....... Yes I do like this one.
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#6 posted 12-16-2009 04:55 AM
Nice work…... was the wood green?ANd what is the buff dried method?thks
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#7 posted 12-16-2009 12:39 PM
Thanks for all the nice complements.
The wood was not green. I had the branch in my shop for years not knowing what I was going to do with it.
I used shelac as the finish. I just wiped it on with a small piece of cloth, turned the lathe on a high speed, and buffed the shelac dry. I call it the buff dry method.
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