A little hollow form

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Project by Terry posted 03-18-2010 12:49 AM 1640 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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3×3 spalted Hackberry. 3×5 1/2 with the Walnut finial. 2 coats of wipe on poly then Beale buffed. All comments and suggestions welcome.

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#1 posted 03-18-2010 02:06 AM

Very nice. Thanks for posting. I have some hackberry trees in my yard. I wondered what the wood looks like and now I know

-- Walt, Ohio

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#2 posted 03-18-2010 02:43 AM

Very interesting wood. Does the top come off?

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#3 posted 03-18-2010 05:26 AM

I love the form and the wood. Hackberry turns really well. Great work.

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#4 posted 03-18-2010 07:34 AM

Great hollow form. Nice shape and wood. I like the shape of the finial. Gives it good balance.

Keep it up.


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

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#5 posted 03-18-2010 02:00 PM

Great job, I love the finial, really “tops it off”.
Thanks for sharing

-- Even a broken clock is right twice a day, unless, it moves at half speed like ....-As the Saw Turns

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#6 posted 03-18-2010 02:35 PM

Walt, Hackberry is a creamy white when first cut but it starts to turn dark almost overnight and will spalt wonderfully.

mtkate the lid is still loose. I think I need to rechuck it and work on the shape a little. Not sure I like the tip.

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#7 posted 03-20-2010 05:47 AM

very nice , how is it going with that mesquite?

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