Lidded Locust Vessel

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Project by toyguy posted 1615 days ago 1453 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had two rough turned small bowl blanks. I was not sure what I was going to do with them, but I just didn’t want to do two little bowls. So I got the idea of mounting one on top of the other to see how it turned out. In the end, I think this made a nice little box. Unfortunately, while applying a coat of Crica 1850 Tung N’ Teak Oil, I dropped the lid, and broke the top 1/2” off the finial. But all in all, I am happy with this little lidded vessel / box. The Locust was great to turn. This box is about 5” in diameter and 4” high, plus the finial.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#1 posted 1615 days ago

I think you ended up with a great looking “box”. Good save (I hope you were able to repair the finial).

-- jstegall

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#2 posted 1615 days ago

A beautiful box! You did very well!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1615 days ago

That is very cool

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#4 posted 1615 days ago

Good Job Brian!! I like your “Box” too. I have some Black Locust that I have turned it is simular in apperance to yours. What did you make your finial out of and how many coats of finish do you have on it?

The SedcoKid

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 1615 days ago

Nice Nice.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 1615 days ago

Great looking container!

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#7 posted 1615 days ago

not sure if this is common knowlege for you guys or how the tung oil will affect it, but do yerself a favor and stick it under a blacklight and throw in some pics of that ;) any locust wood will work well under a blacklight and it should amaze you!

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#8 posted 1615 days ago

Interesting…now if only I had a black light… LOl .

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#9 posted 1615 days ago

its ABSOLUTELY worth going to buy 1 ;), or maybe borrow 1 from a

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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#10 posted 1615 days ago

very nice, and thats a great idea i have lots of half done bowls that might make nice bowl/boxes. thanks for sharing.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#11 posted 1615 days ago

Very nice Brian.

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#12 posted 1615 days ago

Amasing. Love the wood grain. This one is a winner!

-- 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

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#13 posted 1615 days ago

hi very nice bowl come box i like the shape off it and the way you have finished it

i have done a few similar to the one you have done the are great fun to do


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#14 posted 1615 days ago

Great looking box/bowl Brian.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 1614 days ago

Very nice vessel. Love the way that wood looks.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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