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Project by wlhutch posted 1151 days ago 911 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Enhancement of common local timbers is the direction I’m taking in my turnings. Sweetgum is a bland wood that some consider a nuisance tree, which translates to plenty of free material to test designs and practice turning techniques. This six inch sweetgum bowl is an experiment in using silver metal coating and a texturing tool.

Critiques are welcomed.





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miles125

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#1 posted 1151 days ago

I think sweetgums are beautiful and majestic trees. It’s those little sticker balls that won’t let you go barefoot around them that give it the bad reputation. Lol. Nice work on the bowl.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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peteg

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#2 posted 1150 days ago

Not familiar with sweetgum down our way Wil, looks like it has a real rich colout to it.
Your coating is a nice contrast to the timber, has the rim been burnt? (hard to pick up in the shot)
Another pic or two would have been nice to see as it looks like you have done some nice work down the edge.
Always great to try something new,
Well done :)

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

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