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Two Plum Projects

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Project by John posted 04-29-2017 09:09 PM 554 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m still using up pieces from the Plum Tree from the back yard. A bowl, 2.25” X 4”, and a vase, 5” X 4”. Both finished with NaturOil. So far my vases have been used for make-up brush holders. I’m going to make some for that purpose in the future.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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peteg

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#1 posted 04-29-2017 09:14 PM

a couple of nice pieces John, I like the classic shape of the bowl, well done
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 04-29-2017 09:44 PM

Both nice; but, i personally like the vase better!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-30-2017 02:07 AM

Very nice turnings, John!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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bushmaster

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#4 posted 04-30-2017 02:09 AM

Those are plum nice, guess you will not be eating plums from that tree again. You can enjoy it all year long now.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#5 posted 04-30-2017 02:47 AM

I have to go along with everyone else. Nice work and the Plum is super.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 04-30-2017 02:50 AM

Very pretty wood. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 04-30-2017 05:37 AM

Turned out real nice! Hard to pick a favorite?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#8 posted 04-30-2017 06:55 AM

Nice pieces, and I really like the grain pattern in the vase. Well done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#9 posted 04-30-2017 09:11 AM

That’s some very pretty wood, John. It looks a great deal like Peach, dunnit?

-- Mark

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#10 posted 04-30-2017 08:21 PM

John, you did a nice job on these pieces.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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John

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#11 posted 05-01-2017 02:43 AM

Thanks everyone! I have too many favourites now. Mark the wood is like Peach but the purple in it makes it a little different.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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lumberdog

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#12 posted 05-01-2017 03:32 AM

It would probably look nice used for inlay work, i am going to start looking for some. Your turnings look real nice, i like the shape of the bowl.

-- Lumberdog.. Morley, Michigan

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TonyArru

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#13 posted 05-05-2017 04:21 PM

wow, the wood speaks volumes for these pieces! Simple forms are all you need with grain like that. Nice job, now I’m inspired to find some plum wood to turn of my own! Thanks for sharing!

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