or Join Now!
the bowl and stopper are made from bodark (osage orange) and the box is made from mesquite
home | projects | blog
11 posts in 2292 days
Preview this project card
4541 posts in 2378 days
#1 posted 12-21-2010 08:22 PM
Can you comment on how you finished it. I have never seen Osage Orange that is this dark before.
I love how the grain stands out.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
3688 posts in 2126 days
#2 posted 12-21-2010 09:15 PM
nice turning to compliment that beautiful timber.merry xmas
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
Lee A. Jesberger
6818 posts in 3283 days
#3 posted 12-22-2010 01:53 AM
Wow. I really like the Osage Orange.
Very nice turnings.
-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com
2388 posts in 2749 days
#4 posted 12-22-2010 02:44 AM
Great looking bowl & great turnings.
2240 posts in 2574 days
#5 posted 12-22-2010 03:26 AM
Rich, I would bet it is the camera angle that made the picture so dark. I too was surprised to see Osage wood looking so darkly grained….
Great job…nice shapes and beautiful woods.
-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!
1812 posts in 3027 days
#6 posted 12-22-2010 04:17 AM
Thatosage orange wood is fantastic and your turning really makes it pop.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
#7 posted 12-23-2010 02:11 AM
Richgreer, I buffed it on a 10” jet buffer, polished like glass. This osage orange I got locally and is a lot darker than osage I have purchased from Woodcraft. The bottle stopper is sitting on a piece of this osage orange.
297 posts in 2581 days
#8 posted 12-27-2010 06:21 AM
I think the bowl is great.
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics