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Project by diggerdelaney posted 12-17-2011 10:54 PM 1422 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Many things that I would like to do in woodworking and the list does not get much shorter. Well at least this is 2 that I can cross off, the first is colouring and the second is to texture some of my turnings. Hopefully this will lead to better pieces in the future.
This is made from cherry and coloured using blue spirit stain which turned green when applied, it stands 4 1/4” tall

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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glynn

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#1 posted 12-17-2011 11:17 PM

I like the textured ring,looks classy

-- jim nevada

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#2 posted 12-17-2011 11:26 PM

Nice job Digger, great finish, I like the outline rings top n toe of the texture band

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

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#3 posted 12-18-2011 12:50 AM

Excellent work, did you use a texture tool while on the lathe or did you do it by hand?

-- Vince

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 12:53 AM

Great job! I love working with cherry…

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#5 posted 12-18-2011 12:54 AM

Your always doing something special ,super job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 12-18-2011 02:16 AM

Awesome work !!! Rally like the clor.

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diggerdelaney

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#7 posted 12-18-2011 02:34 AM

Thanks all
Vince I used the Robert Sorby Texturing tool with the piece turning on the lathe

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#8 posted 12-18-2011 04:32 AM

Great turning!...would like to give the texturing and coloring a try myself. Keep up the great turning and Merry Christmas!

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#9 posted 12-18-2011 07:05 AM

Beautiful work, photo gives it resemblence to a nude form.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

#10 posted 12-18-2011 09:33 AM

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diggerdelaney

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#11 posted 12-18-2011 09:58 PM

Thanks once again
cr1 I used a Robert Sorby Texturing tool which I am experimenting with at the moment

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#12 posted 12-19-2011 01:56 AM

That looks wonderful, love the coloring

-- Norman

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