Cherry lidded form

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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 1542 days ago

Wow, very well done.

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

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#2 posted 1542 days ago

Now that is cool. Very nice….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#3 posted 1542 days ago

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 1542 days ago

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

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#5 posted 1541 days ago

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 1541 days ago

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

-- RStadler

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#7 posted 1541 days ago

This is cool and so well done.

-- Custom furniture

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Mark Sanger

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#8 posted 1541 days ago

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 1541 days ago

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 1541 days ago

Awesome job…great looking finial too.

-- Vince

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Mark Sanger

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#11 posted 1540 days ago


Scrappy and Vince

Thank you for your comments, very much appreciated.

Take care



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#12 posted 1539 days ago


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#13 posted 1539 days ago

Nice job.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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Mark Sanger

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#14 posted 1538 days ago

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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