"Multi-Colored Vase"

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Project by Bearpie posted 1590 days ago 1076 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5” D x 7” H Live Oak Vase

This was turned from a Live Oak log that was destined to be a chunk of firewood. I turned it into a piece of art instead! The wall is turned down to 3/16” and dyed with leather dyes. Black, red, blue and yellow. Sanded down to 400 then a wood filler applied to seal the pores in the oak. Finished with wipe on ploy and coat of wax.

Your comments and critiques welcomed.


-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#1 posted 1590 days ago

Interesting effect with those dyes.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 1590 days ago

WOW, amazing

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#3 posted 1590 days ago

Wow, thats beautiful! It looks like ceramic.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#4 posted 1588 days ago

Another beauty and a great save from the fireplace.

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 1573 days ago

Nice color! Hard to believe it is oak.

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