Chestnut Burr

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 08-29-2017 04:43 PM 716 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making the half track I needed to do something simple so I have just finished this bowl made from Chestnut burr and measures 9” X 4 1/2” Finished with a food safe oil/Mineral oil and then woodwax 22 paste and hand buffed.

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 08-29-2017 06:15 PM

super nice. very nice….

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 08-29-2017 06:16 PM

Beautiful work.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#3 posted 08-29-2017 10:46 PM

Lovely bowl, awesome wood!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#4 posted 08-29-2017 11:23 PM

Well done. How you ever kept that from blowing up I’ll never know.

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

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#5 posted 08-30-2017 12:38 AM

Have you still got all your fingers??.
That is awesome mate. Great job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 08-30-2017 03:00 AM

That’s beautiful! You did that on the lathe? Man, you have some real stones. I’d be afraid to be wearing chunks of that, while turning it.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#7 posted 08-30-2017 05:46 AM

That’s simply amazing Derek, to turn that lovely piece of timber keeping it all together, great job sir…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#8 posted 08-30-2017 02:25 PM

Wow! This is a real beauty and it’s a great eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 08-30-2017 06:45 PM

thats just beautiful,and would scare the hell out me to even attempt it.incredible turning.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#10 posted 08-30-2017 08:08 PM

Bet there was a few nervous moments with this one spinning Derek :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 08-30-2017 08:18 PM


-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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