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Catalpa Stump. I designed & finished the piece & my partner Bob Henry Turnrd it.
It is Catalpa wood, 24 tall & 13.5 in diameter. Modified spar urethane finish.
-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com
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#1 posted 04-26-2010 03:58 PM
This is very impressive. I’ve never seen captured rings that large.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#2 posted 04-26-2010 04:09 PM
that is really cool . i second rich, never seen captive rings that big. very nice work.
-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com
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#3 posted 04-26-2010 05:28 PM
i’m aspiring to do stuff like this, although with how weakly my lathe is mounted and my limit of 400 rpm i don’t think i would Dare try anything that wasn’t already almost perfectly rounded at 24” long with that diam…i have 15” over bed capacity, but i think i would break this up into two parts, ‘n maybe use a contrasting wood (or dye it) at the seam…great work, thanks for the inspiration! keep it up =p
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#4 posted 04-26-2010 11:42 PM
That is really cool and big too!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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