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Here is another Avocado vessel I turned from a piece of firewood.
Finish is BLO and Friction Polish.
-- San Diego, CA
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#1 posted 03-21-2010 08:01 PM
Very nice. How does this wood smell when turning? Simple and nice, thanks for sharing!
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#2 posted 03-21-2010 08:04 PM
I really don’t notice any particular smell when I turn it.
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#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?
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#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.
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#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.
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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.
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