Big Leaf Maple and Claro Walnut Urn with Finial Lid and Inlay

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Project by DavidBD posted 12-19-2011 09:20 PM 1055 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A hollow form urn with a loose fit stopper. The inlay is simply epoxy mixed with dark blue sparkles. I think it works, but then again I’m color blind. This is typical of the type of vessel turnings I do. This one was finished last week, around 12-15 or so.

-- David,

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#1 posted 12-19-2011 10:39 PM

I could definitely NOT do this – just beautiful!!!!!


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#2 posted 12-19-2011 11:14 PM

Beautiful work , what type of finish did you use?

-- Vince

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#3 posted 12-19-2011 11:21 PM

Thank you for the kind comment. I really like the way BLM works with walnut. These are my two favorite domestics. The inlay was just a whim.

-- David,

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#4 posted 12-19-2011 11:25 PM

Thanks. This is a gloss wipe on poly – 4 coats. It was also buffed out and waxed with the Beall system. I prefer the tactile results after buffing.

-- David,

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#5 posted 12-20-2011 05:07 PM

You did a great job on this. I really like the design and the wood choice


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