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Project by Loucarb posted 12-04-2011 06:01 PM 1666 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my daughter in Colorado. It was turned from a piece of claro walnut crotchwood I bought from a local woodcraft store. After seeing Scrappy’s nice piece I thought I would give it a try. 5 1/2” wide 3” tall and it’s finished with oil and wax. Sorry about the bad pictures I think I’m getting worse at photography instead of better. Thanks for looking. Lou





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ed220

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#1 posted 12-04-2011 06:06 PM

Very cool. Love claro walnut. Great finish !

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#2 posted 12-04-2011 06:17 PM

Looks like a nice shape , Lou.
I found that I had to bring my Walnut projects into the natural sunlight to get a good picture of them : )
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#3 posted 12-04-2011 06:31 PM

Fantastic turned box! Love the shape and that Claro Walnut is always a favorite.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 12-04-2011 06:38 PM

It’s beautiful Lou. As Scrappy says, it’s a great shape. A wonderful gift.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#5 posted 12-04-2011 07:10 PM

Very nice piece,Lou. Where do you get Claro walnut?

..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 12-04-2011 07:44 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone. Dusty I will try that out next time. Jim I bought it at our local woodcraft store.

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#7 posted 12-04-2011 08:07 PM

I love working with walnut. This is a beautiful little piece. Looking good Lou….............

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

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#8 posted 12-04-2011 08:09 PM

Very nice turning.

Lee

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#9 posted 12-04-2011 08:14 PM

Wow, you did a wonderful job on that. It’s beautiful.

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#10 posted 12-04-2011 08:43 PM

very nicely done…

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#11 posted 12-04-2011 10:02 PM

Really nice work. Your daughter will be very pleased, no doubt.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#12 posted 12-04-2011 10:17 PM

I like it. Great job, Lou!

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#13 posted 12-04-2011 10:23 PM

Great piece Lou,love that Claro it’s what I would call “ballsy” timber, don’t get it down or way, Scrappy & I are trying to work out a good ship rate to NZ but it’s not looking too good (at this stage)
I know your daughter will be very pleased with this one :))

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

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#14 posted 12-05-2011 04:32 AM

Lou, this is a very nice piece and I am certain that your daughter will treasure having another of your pieces. I have never seen Claro in my woodcraft store I don’t even know how it differs from regular walnut. Will have to check it out. Your turnings are always very nice and I look forward to your postings.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 12-05-2011 04:55 AM

Thanks again everyone for the kind comments. Jack your carvings in walnut are amazing and thanks Chuck for all your positive feed back it’s well appreciated. Lou

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