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Project by JamesVavra posted 11-04-2011 09:54 PM 1111 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This pair of hollowforms came from the same piece of spalted silver maple (Acer saccharinum). The taller one is about 6” high and 5” in diameter. I had a little bit of blowout on the rim of the taller one and, after enlarging it to smooth it out, you could see quite a bit of the interior so I ended up dyeing it black on the inside.

Finished with a coat of Danish oil and then Beale buffed, both will likely end up as Christmas gifts.

Thanks for looking,
James





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mafe

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#1 posted 11-04-2011 10:47 PM

James they are BEAUTIFUL, so crisp.
Wish I was on your christmas list.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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SASmith

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#2 posted 11-04-2011 11:29 PM

Beautiful turnings.
Spalted silver maple is one of my favorite woods.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#3 posted 11-05-2011 01:45 AM

Great turning.

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#4 posted 11-05-2011 04:12 AM

Couple of nice pieces James

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

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#5 posted 11-05-2011 10:43 AM

good turning!

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

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#6 posted 11-05-2011 12:59 PM

Beautiful form and finish. Very nice!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 11-05-2011 10:42 PM

awesome)

-- Anton, Kyiv/Ukraine

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#8 posted 11-07-2011 05:03 PM

Nice work!

-- Wade, Nashville, www.mcgconstructs.com

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#9 posted 09-12-2012 01:39 AM

I so want to be on your Christmas list :)
Beautiful work!

-- Matthew, from beautiful Wisconsin USA

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