It's Natural

  • Advertise with us
Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 04-06-2010 01:44 AM 1455 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a natural bark edge open form turned from a piece of hackberry. Eight inches high and 10 inches in diameter at it’s widest point. There is some open air on one side where I dug an old indian arrowhead out of the piece before I turned it. This area now looks like a seahorse, at least that is what I was told – never argue with a paying customer! Finish is wipe on satin poly followed by all three steps on the Beall buffing wheel.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

6 comments so far

View Karson's profile


35097 posts in 4275 days

#1 posted 04-06-2010 02:19 AM

The turning looks great, The seahorse looks great to me.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

View woodpeckerbill's profile


205 posts in 3148 days

#2 posted 04-06-2010 02:32 AM

By golly that sure does look like a seahorse! Another great turning.

View WoodSparky's profile


200 posts in 2977 days

#3 posted 04-06-2010 02:39 AM

Nice job of keeping the bark on. For me, it flies off at the last moment.

One vote for Mermaid

-- So Many tools, So little time

View Eagle1's profile


2066 posts in 2939 days

#4 posted 04-06-2010 12:45 PM

Great job

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

View toyguy's profile


1610 posts in 3712 days

#5 posted 04-06-2010 01:01 PM

very nice piece Jeff. ..... an old Indian arrow head ….. LOL ! I like that one.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

View scrappy's profile


3506 posts in 3305 days

#6 posted 04-07-2010 07:27 AM

Fantastic turning. Love the live edge and the opening. Looks like a sea horse to me.

Keep up the great work.


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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

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