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Project by Steffen posted 05-12-2010 03:40 AM 1264 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Diving to Orange County via the Ortega Highway I saw a tree company taking down a very large tree. I believe it was eucalyptus. I turned this Box and a bowl about 8” in diameter so far. The wood dried very fast and checked severely so I’m not sure what I will be able to get out of the rest of the wood.

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA





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sedcokid

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#1 posted 05-12-2010 03:46 AM

I like the box better then the bowl. The inclusion gives a lot of character. Again a very nice job!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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GlenGuarino

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#2 posted 05-12-2010 03:54 AM

Nice job

I think it is great whenever we can use material from a fallen tree. The wood is beautiful, well done.

Glen

-- http://www.guarinofurnituredesigns.com/

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sras

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#3 posted 05-12-2010 04:09 AM

There is some excellent grain in this piece. Very pretty!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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scrappy

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#4 posted 05-12-2010 06:22 AM

Nice shape and design. I like the bark inclusions. Gives it good character.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 05-12-2010 11:35 PM

gorgeous turning, love that color.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Loucarb

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#6 posted 05-13-2010 08:10 PM

Steffen all your turning are well done & this another beauty.

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#7 posted 05-30-2010 07:51 PM

that wood is gorgeous!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 05-30-2010 07:55 PM

beautiful box nice work

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Steffen

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#9 posted 06-08-2010 05:21 AM

Thanks guys

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA

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