Honey Locust Hollowform

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Project by JamesVavra posted 10-24-2011 12:42 AM 1567 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) hollowform is about 7 inches tall. I had a few voids around the bark inclusions that I filled with a mixture of purpleheart, walnut, and honey locust shavings and CA glue. The small bits of purpleheart look really nice. (Earlier, I was turning walnut corncob holders and purpleheart screwdriver handles, so that’s what was surrounding my lathe at the time.

It’s finished with Danish oil and then beale buffed.


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#1 posted 10-24-2011 01:01 AM

Nicely done.

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

#2 posted 10-24-2011 02:07 AM

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#3 posted 10-24-2011 02:09 AM

Very nice job.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#4 posted 10-24-2011 02:22 AM

Beautiful piece!

Honey locust hu…...That might be what some of my mystery wood is…............Looks good…..........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 10-24-2011 03:40 AM

Nice piece james. Love that wood.

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#6 posted 10-24-2011 06:22 AM

Nice job! I am carefull to clean up between woods, just in case i need to use the dust/shavings. I think I’ll be less careful from now on!

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA -

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#7 posted 10-24-2011 10:00 AM

Love the grain.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 10-24-2011 01:30 PM

nice turning.

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#9 posted 03-16-2017 07:59 PM

Wow! What a beautiful piece this is and it’s so nicely done. The wood is also outstanding.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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