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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 1246 days ago 1009 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ambrosia Maple hollow form 12 inches in diameter and 6 inches high. Wall thickness just under 1/8”. Finished with clear satin Waterlox. Lots of beetle staining and a bunch of beetle holes. Took longer to clean out the holes than what it did to turn the piece. Just need to buff it up and send it to it’s new owner.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#1 posted 1246 days ago

Great hollow form! The wood is gorgeous, nice job on the turning too!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#2 posted 1246 days ago

I love my Ambrosia maple. Great turning.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#3 posted 1232 days ago

Very nice piece Jeff. You have some excellent other turned projects as well. Great job on the hats I’d like to try one some day.

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