or Join Now!
Here is another Avocado vessel I turned from a piece of firewood.
Finish is BLO and Friction Polish.
-- San Diego, CA
home | projects | blog
1133 posts in 2365 days
Preview this project card
600 posts in 2095 days
#1 posted 03-21-2010 08:01 PM
Very nice. How does this wood smell when turning? Simple and nice, thanks for sharing!
-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
#2 posted 03-21-2010 08:04 PM
I really don’t notice any particular smell when I turn it.
13077 posts in 2012 days
#3 posted 03-21-2010 10:25 PM
That has a cool natural grain pattern. How big in diameter does avacado wood come?Where do you find avacodo wood?
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#4 posted 03-21-2010 10:43 PM
I get small firewood bundles at a local farmer’s market in San Diego where Avocado is fairly common as firewood… the sizes that I see there are about 6” diameter or so. I am sure there are pieces that are larger, but I haven’t really put much effort into finding anything much larger, although I would like to make a good 6 or 7” wide bowl from this wood. It turns really well, and as you can see the grain is usually very figured.
3506 posts in 2337 days
#5 posted 03-22-2010 08:40 AM
Another fantastic turning. Avacodo has a lot of charecto and you turning brings it out. Great job.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
2 posts in 1002 days
#6 posted 09-07-2012 12:21 AM
How do I get in contact with you?
#7 posted 09-07-2012 09:24 AM
You could send me a private message, but I’m in the military and currently deployed… I check my email fairly often, but our bandwidth is kinda low, and the internet is slow, so I don’t check this page to often. I’ll check back here and there to see if you have responded.
Go to Pulse page »
©2015 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics