Jarrah Natural-edge Project

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Project by wlhutch posted 01-24-2011 09:16 PM 1442 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a Jarrah burl that is twenty-three inches wide and the raised ring is 14.5”. Topping the ring is a band of copper with a mild green patina. Finished with a gloss poly that was waxed with steel wool to reduce the sheen, then buffed.

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#1 posted 01-24-2011 09:27 PM

WOW!! – That is great. Well done.

I wonder how many times, if any, you got your hands or arms banged up on this project.

I had always heard that buffing on top of poly was not a good idea, but you proved that wrong. Perhaps the steel wool is was made it work.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 01-24-2011 10:26 PM

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#3 posted 01-24-2011 10:35 PM

Think I caught this on another site couple of days ago, beautiful piece of timber turned & finished well

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

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#4 posted 01-25-2011 01:30 AM

Awesome burl and excellent turning.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#5 posted 01-25-2011 03:17 AM

Would love to see the bottom of this beauty…and to know how you held it on your lathe. Thank you.

-- toni --- SW WI...working on shop setup....wish I could say diligently. "Time is a healer, a friend & a maker of dreams."

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#6 posted 01-25-2011 04:32 AM

What a beautiful burl! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#7 posted 01-25-2011 06:07 AM

Thanks for all your kind comments.

Toni, Nova powergrip jaws grabbing a spigot did just fine holding the unbalanced Jarrah slab.

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