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Spalted Ambrosia Maple Chalice

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Project by JoeinDE posted 10-18-2017 02:57 PM 416 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood came from a maple in my neighborhood (the community owns about 10 acres of woods surrounding the development). I stabilized the spalted areas with low viscosity quick epoxy as much as I could when they were uncovered during the turning. It’s sanded to 600 grit on the outside and 400 grit on the inside. The finished is mineral oil with a two-part epoxy on the inside to make it waterfast. It’s going to be used in a wedding this weekend.

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#1 posted 10-18-2017 03:17 PM

That is a nice looking chalice. Good work!!

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#2 posted 10-18-2017 08:55 PM

Nicely done.

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#3 posted 10-18-2017 10:59 PM

Sweet, nice work. It will become a cherished keepsake for sure.

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#4 posted 10-19-2017 03:55 AM

very nice work. looks great

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