Spalted Oak Vessel

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 07-22-2017 01:03 AM 986 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This unique Oak vessel has many interesting characteristics.
It has spalted areas, normal oak grain, insects holes, bark inclusion, natural edge bark and two piths.
The vessel measures 8” high X 5 1/2” wide at the rim. The base is 2 3/4” in diameter.
The wood came from a neighbor’s tree and was turned green and finished with satin lacquer.


-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood"

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#1 posted 07-22-2017 10:49 AM

Nice piece, Curt!

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

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#2 posted 07-22-2017 01:25 PM

Awesome vessel. There’s a lot going on in it. Nice job.

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

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#3 posted 07-22-2017 01:39 PM

Very nicely shaped and the variation in the wood patterns are exceptional.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 07-22-2017 02:12 PM

This is a beautiful vessel and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 07-23-2017 12:17 PM

Indeed looks unique.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#6 posted 07-23-2017 09:50 PM

Thank you all. Wood can be quite amazing.


-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood"

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#7 posted 07-25-2017 04:11 PM

Beautiful turning. I like the design, and of course, the wood features only enhance it more.

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#8 posted 07-25-2017 07:02 PM

Thoroughly outstanding in all respects. Without a doubt, this is the most beautiful turned piece I’ve ever seen.

The form seems perfect.

I’m very fond of spalted wood, as my icon shows in the hickory lid of the box.

-- Dale

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