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cedar lamps turned on lathe

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Project by aarons50 posted 1246 days ago 1913 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned from a cedar tree cut down at my brothers place

-- Aaron





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Moby

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#1 posted 1246 days ago

Very nice! I’ve been wanting to make a lamp on my lathe lately.

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Leon

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#2 posted 1245 days ago

This is beautiful!

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Mike R.

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#3 posted 1244 days ago

what did you use for a finish ? i am thinking of doing one also. what about hardware? where did you pick up the hardware ?

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aarons50

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#4 posted 1244 days ago

I used a couple coats of minwax sealer and several coats of rub on poly. I used 00 steel wool between each coat
I hear you dont need sealer with rub on poly but it really takes a lot less poly and saves a lot of time. just my thoughts on it..Oh you can buy the hardware kits at any hardware store. I actually bought these at wal mart but I dont think I would again. Not the best quality in my opinion.

-- Aaron

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