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hello folks here we have a spalted beech form 9” high by 5” wide with a 3/4” hole
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#1 posted 12-30-2009 03:48 PM
Nice looking wood…... But the form looks a little unstable.
Bet it was fun hollowing it out through a little hole like that….......... Nice job .
-- Brian, Ontario Canada,
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#2 posted 12-30-2009 04:13 PM
A lot of character in that piece! I agree – it looks like it took a lot of skill and patience. Clearly not a first turning project!
-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive
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#3 posted 12-30-2009 04:31 PM
Great grain, interesting shape.Thanks
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#4 posted 12-30-2009 04:50 PM
Wonderful piece George. I love the shape and the wood. Great work! Show us more. Also a warm welcome to LJ.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#5 posted 12-30-2009 05:28 PM
damn you are good george, very nice piece i love the form and shape, the wood is gorgous to. how big is your opening, and what kind of finish did you use? thanks again for sharing your stuff is top shelf.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
#6 posted 12-30-2009 05:39 PM
thank you for the kind comments
toyguy: the form is perfectly stable the base is about 1 3/4” in diameter- it just looks deceptive because of how i tuck the form under.
Roper: the hole which this piece was hollowed through is 3/4” in diameter- the finish is organoil oil
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#7 posted 12-30-2009 06:21 PM
very sweet turning.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#8 posted 12-30-2009 08:55 PM
Hi George I like the form and the foot size is good well done Regards Roger in SA
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#9 posted 01-06-2010 05:11 PM
-- Wade, Nashville, www.mcgconstructs.com
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#10 posted 06-03-2010 12:50 AM
-- Kyle Edwards, http://www.sawmillnc.com, Iron Station , NC (near Charlotte)
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#11 posted 06-03-2010 01:46 AM
A great turning at first glance I thought it was a globe of another planet. Beautiful Art.
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#12 posted 06-03-2010 08:40 AM
Thank you for your kind comments
#13 posted 06-11-2010 01:33 PM
Not only great work George, but wonderful wood too. A total winner. Judging from your byline I can see that you don’t live in Norway!
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