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Cedar Hollow Form

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Project by NightOwl posted 06-05-2011 02:59 AM 1184 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Carved from Eastern Cedar. The split was planned and a natural part of the wood I was intending to highlight. I did a little light touch up with a carving tool to clean up the split and hand sanded/finished off the lathe (didn’t trust my hand/fingers to the split while spinning).

I appreciate feedback and critiques.

Wood: Eastern Cedar
Diameter: 6”
Height: 5”
Finish: Shellac and buffed to shine

-- Bill





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woodworkerscott

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#1 posted 06-05-2011 03:13 AM

Very nice. I like that you used cedar. People tend to overlook it for artistic use or fine woodworking.
Thanks for posting. Fav’d.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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TurnTurnTurn

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#2 posted 06-05-2011 04:33 AM

Beautiful piece!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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Alan

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#3 posted 06-05-2011 03:07 PM

Very nice color and grain on that piece.

-- Alan, Prince George

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peteg

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#4 posted 06-06-2011 12:20 AM

You’ve got a nice form with this one Bill, pleased to see you left it with a smooth satin type finish.
great job all round ;)

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

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NightOwl

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#5 posted 06-09-2011 01:29 AM

Thanks for all the great compliments!

-- Bill

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Ovidiu

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#6 posted 07-22-2011 08:25 AM

Just amazing and wonderful. Beginner question: how you mounted in chuck ?

-- Ovidiu from Transylvania

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