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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 1560 days ago 1045 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.





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Karson

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#1 posted 1560 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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woodpeckerbill

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#2 posted 1560 days ago

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

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WoodSparky

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#3 posted 1560 days ago

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

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Eagle1

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#4 posted 1559 days ago

Great job

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

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toyguy

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#5 posted 1559 days ago

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

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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scrappy

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#6 posted 1558 days ago

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

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

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

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