Jarrah Burl Hollow Form Vase

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Jarrah Burl Hollow Form Vase. Don’t think this will hold water for flowers though. haha It has several cavities that go all the way through.

4 inch tall X 2 3/4 diam. Turned to 3/16 wall. Jarrah Burl from WoodWorkers Source. 4 coats of Tung Oil/Varnish.
After a couple more weeks, (when the varnish hardens all the way) I will buff this out for a better shine.

Please leave all comments and suggestions. Your criticism is welcome.

Thank You for looking.


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

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#1 posted 1421 days ago

Wow Scrappy way cool turning

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1421 days ago

A beautiful piece! Being a novice at turning it looks like it would be difficult to turn.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1421 days ago

Way to go Scrappy! Another Gorgous hollow form.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 1420 days ago

Beatiful wood. I don’t remember seeing that kinda before.

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

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#5 posted 1420 days ago

Very nice Scrappy, was it difficult turning in the area of the cavities?

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#6 posted 1420 days ago

Scrappy that is quite a job on not so easy a piece. Well done.

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#7 posted 1420 days ago

Scrappy, that sure is a nice piece of work! You are right about the tung oil…be patient with it and it will reward you on this. Did you make your own tool for reaching around the neck to hollow the vase?

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#8 posted 1420 days ago

Scrappy Another beautiful turning. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#9 posted 1420 days ago

Very nice shape to this little beauty , Scrappy : )

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#10 posted 1420 days ago

Thanks for the great comments everyone.

OttoH, Not too bad turning at the cavities. You just have to take very light cuts and don’t rush things.

RichardH, Yes. I have a hollowing tool made from an Allen wrench to reach around the inside corner.

Thanks again everyone.


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

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#11 posted 1420 days ago

That’s a beauty! Nice, classical shape and gorgeous wood.

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#12 posted 1420 days ago

It is a very interesting piece! Looks like it belongs in a museum exhibit, inside a protective glass case. Nice work!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#13 posted 1420 days ago

Interesting – that looks like it would have been difficult…

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#14 posted 1420 days ago

That’s a cool looking vase. It sort of looks like an ancient artifact.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#15 posted 1420 days ago

Very pretty Scrappy. I really like the shape and holes, beautiful wood.

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

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