Cherry lidded form

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Project by Mark Sanger posted 06-02-2010 08:44 AM 1331 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi all

This form is made form cherry with a blackwood lid, the finial is made from polymer clay and sits on a jewellery bead.

it is 150mm dia x 220mm high, finished in microcrystaline wax.

comments welcome

Take care



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#1 posted 06-02-2010 10:23 AM

Wow, very well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 06-02-2010 12:06 PM

Now that is cool. Very nice….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 06-02-2010 12:44 PM

Nice shape…nice looking piece of cherry…..great finial…......and overall very pleasing design….... I like it. Well done !

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 06-02-2010 12:45 PM

very lovely..the clay is an interesting approach to get the look you wanted for the finial.

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#5 posted 06-02-2010 03:19 PM

I was staring at this for a while before I read your comment thinking “How in the world did he carve that finial?”. It really looks terrific. Do you use black clay or did you have to paint it to match? Great job! -Richard

-- "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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#6 posted 06-02-2010 04:50 PM

very nice, love the grain in the cherry and the finial is a nice touch..

-- RStadler

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#7 posted 06-02-2010 04:53 PM

This is cool and so well done.

-- Custom furniture

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Mark Sanger

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#8 posted 06-03-2010 06:53 AM

HI all

Thank you very much for all of your comments. They are much appreciated.


yes I use the colour clay closest to the end result that I am looking for. The sprayed it with acrylic satin lacquer.

Take care



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#9 posted 06-03-2010 08:25 AM

Fantastic turning. Love that finial! Great job with the clay. Wonderful overall design.

Keep it up.


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

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#10 posted 06-03-2010 11:45 AM

Awesome job…great looking finial too.

-- Vince

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Mark Sanger

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#11 posted 06-03-2010 06:50 PM


Scrappy and Vince

Thank you for your comments, very much appreciated.

Take care



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#12 posted 06-05-2010 12:17 AM


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#13 posted 06-05-2010 12:27 AM

Nice job.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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Mark Sanger

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#14 posted 06-05-2010 07:55 PM

HI DaN and Don

Thank you for your comments. I love turning cherry it is such a beautiful wood.

Take care



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