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Project by michelletwo posted 1042 days ago 1158 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another hollowform from a Shedua board. this time I thought a nice tall finial would look nice. I cannot capture the chatoyance of this wood. It is just spectacular. Sanded to 800 grit & it shines like it has a gloss finish. Buffed and a tad of wax.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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#2 posted 1042 days ago

It is Spetacular. You certainly matched the grain well to piece it together. Where does it open? At the first small bulge?

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#3 posted 1042 days ago

Thanks barb..it doesn’t open..it’s a hollowform. I like making these as I only have to sand the outside well!!!! :-) saves a ton of time!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#4 posted 1042 days ago

That’s some beautiful coloring and grain! I think Shedua is quite under rated, as it can be quite beautiful as you’ve proven with this piece.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 1042 days ago

Awesome!! Where is the entrance? Not through that tiny little final!!??

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 1042 days ago

hey TMS it’s a bowl from a board, so no hollowing. I added a lid & glued it on..then made the finial stuff. It sure beats hollowing a huge chunk of wood. Bowl from a board is very wood efficient..it took less than 2 board feet for this..one for the vessel & one for the lid. (there are videos on bowl from a board on You Tube I think)

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#7 posted 1042 days ago

Beautiful job never heard of Shedua but will have to look into getting some and just as the rest of your work this shows the talent you possess thanks for sharing, Is the upper portion of the finial Ebony?

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#8 posted 1042 days ago

bubbared: nope, it’s an old piece of mesquite with black gloss lacquer. I’m out of blackwood and ebony

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#9 posted 1042 days ago

Interesting grain and a beautiful finish, Michelle. Simple yet subtley attractive form too.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#10 posted 1042 days ago

Nice clean form Michelle, great finish, :: )))

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

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#11 posted 1042 days ago

Then its not really a hollowform ;-)) Still awesome work of art!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 1042 days ago

nice work!

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#13 posted 1042 days ago

Wow, Michelle! This is just beautiful! I love the finish you have on it and the grain is really beautiful. Your work is really amazing! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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#14 posted 1041 days ago

TMS..in your intrepretation maybe not..the rest of us call it a hollowform.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#15 posted 1041 days ago

Very nice Michelle. Looks alot better without the silver base (AKA..Chucky) ... ;^)

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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