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Turned Apple Box

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Project by saksman posted 1584 days ago 1170 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a nice little box I turned out of an apple branch. I trimmed down an apple tree and had some decent pieces so I turned this box with it. I decided to leave the natural inclusions because I thought it added to the box. Sometimes natural flaws in wood can really add to the character of a piece.

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whiskeyturner

92 posts in 1720 days


#1 posted 1584 days ago

Good job….although for my self I would have liked a much finer finial…
As for the apple branch, it just goes to show you can’t throw anything out when your a lumberjock!

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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chickenguru

41 posts in 1593 days


#2 posted 1584 days ago

Very nice. I have a mulberry tree I cut down last year and saved the wood for some turning. Have not seen any one use this before. I guess i’ll find out when I try.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#3 posted 1584 days ago

great looking work on these…

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KnotCurser

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#4 posted 1584 days ago

I love fruit woods – such great grain!

Nice job!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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JohnnyW

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#5 posted 1583 days ago

I had no idea that apple could be used like. It looks great, especially with all of the figuring. nice finish too.

-- John

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