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Project by rizay posted 12-15-2009 01:30 PM 854 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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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jim C

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#1 posted 12-15-2009 01:44 PM

Rizay,

Fantastic ! Wonderful grain detail
What finish did you apply ?

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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rizay

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#2 posted 12-15-2009 02:02 PM

Thanks Jim. I used shelac and buff dried it.

-- Come visit me at WoodChux and see my work, get free woodworking plans, and find the lowest priced bottle stopper kits around.

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#3 posted 12-15-2009 04:51 PM

Pretty cool turning. Nice finish.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 12-15-2009 04:59 PM

I like how the grain looks to spiral in. Nice photo too!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 11:01 PM

Good job…....... Yes I do like this one.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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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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rizay

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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.

-- Come visit me at WoodChux and see my work, get free woodworking plans, and find the lowest priced bottle stopper kits around.

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