Osage orange

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Project by wheels posted 02-24-2011 04:53 AM 1394 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was made from a hundred year old corner fence post that had hollowed in the center woodworkers call it osage orange we call it hedge around here mostly used for fence post and firewood. Takes real sharp tools and then more sharping but to me it is worth every minute. This piece is about 10” in dia finished with home brew danish oil and kiwi clear shoe polish by the way I dont like the stand but it made a better pic to view with it.

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#1 posted 02-24-2011 05:09 AM

your homebrew makes a nice shine. I like the natural elements on the sides where you can see through the piece. Nice job1

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#2 posted 02-24-2011 07:00 AM

That’s an impressive turning, very nice. Thanks for posting.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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#4 posted 02-24-2011 11:43 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The projects are an inspiration, the information is priceless and the people are supportive. The only problem is, the site can get addictive.

God Bless

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#5 posted 02-24-2011 12:20 PM

I really like that, it’s a unique and interesting piece. nice job.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#7 posted 02-24-2011 10:46 PM

lovely piece, great job holding it together, we dont have this timber down our way boy it comes up nice.
suggestion for the base Wheels, it may show up nice on a set of 3 “twig” legs blackened, just a thought as it would elevate the piece & show the base maybe better :))

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

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