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Turning Schefflera Two

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Project by Berg posted 1458 days ago 910 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the other half of the Schefflera log. (See Turning Schefflera). The results are completely different. This piece was sitting outside gathering some “character”. It seems a little grotesque to me but interesting (like a car wreck). This piece wasn’t any easier to finish. After sanding to 400 grit and putting a couple of coats of lacquer, scratches were quite evident and like the first piece, I resorted to a scraper to clean up the piece and re-lacquer with a spray on semigloss.
I think I’ll go back to “real wood” for a while.

[ 9-3/4” x 9” x 2-3/4” ]

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]





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Bearpie

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#1 posted 1457 days ago

I like this piece, don’t give up just because it’s hard. That’s what makes it worthwhile doing. keep up the good work.

Erwin Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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scrappy

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#2 posted 1457 days ago

Great turning. Love all the voids and live edges. The extra work was well worth it.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Berg

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#3 posted 1457 days ago

Thanks guys.

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]

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