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Some Eucalyptus Burl Plates/dishes

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Project by BobWemm posted 08-17-2016 08:27 AM 1026 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few burl caps that I have finished recently, No. 1, 2, 3. & 6 are Eucalyptus “Gimlet”, No. 4 is Salmon Gum, and No.5 is Old Jarrah.

They are all sanded to 400 and finished with Krylon Clear Varnish.
Thanks for looking and I hope you like them.
C & C Welcome as usual.

It’s been good getting these finished, as they have been happening for a while now. And also my fingers are back to normal.

Cheers,
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 08-17-2016 08:30 AM

Nice these are very interesting and well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 08-17-2016 08:42 AM

They are all great Bob, you are certainly getting a terrific finish on them. Well worth the effort you must have put into them, really nice grain on the “Gimlet” ones, thanks for showing.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 08-17-2016 10:20 AM

Very nice Bob! Great finish also! I was going to pic a favorite but I like them all!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 08-17-2016 10:40 AM

Great work Bob…..Fascinating to look at and a beautiful finish.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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kiefer

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#5 posted 08-17-2016 01:12 PM

That is some pretty looking burl and the resulting turnings are to be to behold .
I love them .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#6 posted 08-17-2016 03:14 PM

WOW…..............those are sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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bushmaster

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#7 posted 08-17-2016 06:15 PM

VERY NICE WOOD, YOU HAVE BROUGHT OUT ITS BEAUTY TO THE MAX

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 08-17-2016 09:24 PM

Wow this is a nice set Bob, you guys sure are spoilt with the fabulous range of timbers available
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 08-17-2016 10:14 PM

Most likely I won’t ever turn one platter this nice in my entire life and you go and post 6 in this one thread…...Show off!

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#10 posted 08-17-2016 10:14 PM

Duplicate Post. Sorry, but I can figure out how to delete this one.

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#11 posted 08-17-2016 10:49 PM

Beautiful bowls – thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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#12 posted 08-18-2016 12:00 AM

Great finish.

-- Bosun, Tasmania, http://MarineDirectory.net

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#13 posted 08-18-2016 12:31 AM

Beautiful wood. Nice projects.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#14 posted 08-18-2016 04:14 AM

All said above==GREAT design and workmanship!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#15 posted 08-18-2016 08:11 AM

Thanks Guys, sure was a lot of sweat gone into these.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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