Pedestal Hollow Form

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Project by MShort posted 01-03-2010 03:35 AM 1349 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First project of the new year. Pedestal hollow form, 7.5” Tall, 3” Diameter made of spalted maple and ebonized walnut.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#1 posted 01-03-2010 03:50 AM

Very nice! Nice colors – well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 01-03-2010 03:51 AM

that is lovely

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#3 posted 01-03-2010 04:10 AM

Superb Piece ! The Spalted lines in the Maple go great with the Black… How did you ebonized the Walnut?

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#4 posted 01-03-2010 04:57 AM

very great piece. I like the form and color, I would also like to know how you ebonized the walnut.

-- F.Little

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#5 posted 01-03-2010 05:13 AM

Cool turning

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-03-2010 05:21 AM

Sorry, I should have clarified better. It is a poorman’s ebonized walnut… Dyed with black ink. Thanks for the comments.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#7 posted 01-03-2010 05:46 AM

Beautifully done!!!! I love the shape.

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#8 posted 01-03-2010 06:44 AM

Fantastic job. Love the design. The bottom foot and finial are well balanced to the body of the piece.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#9 posted 01-03-2010 02:11 PM

very interesting form and a well executed piece….. well done .

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#10 posted 01-03-2010 05:58 PM

Looks fantastic. Here is a link for ebonizing that is inexpensive and may help others.

-- Marc - Tucson, AZ

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#11 posted 01-05-2010 08:36 PM

That looks great. seeing it pushes me top spend more time on my lathe! beautiful job!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#12 posted 01-14-2010 04:26 PM

Beautiful hollow form!

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#13 posted 12-27-2012 07:41 PM

Wow, all can say is brovo, I could never turn something that delicate on my lathe

-- Dave, from Canada,

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