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Project by Bearpie posted 03-15-2010 08:53 PM 1089 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

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 03-15-2010 10:36 PM

Interesting effect with those dyes.

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

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Routerisstillmyname

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#2 posted 03-15-2010 10:36 PM

WOW, amazing

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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Blake

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#3 posted 03-16-2010 05:12 AM

Wow, thats beautiful! It looks like ceramic.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#4 posted 03-17-2010 12:00 PM

Another beauty and a great save from the fireplace.

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 04-01-2010 10:56 PM

Nice color! Hard to believe it is oak.

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