|Project by scottb||posted 12-29-2011 05:00 AM||1316 views||0 times favorited||6 comments|
I turned this Bubinga sideways to highlight the grain, show it off more like layers of exposed rock. It took a little extra sanding (to 1000 grit) to get the end grain sides perfectly smooth. Finished with boiled linseed oil and wax. Which gives this one some richer color than its sister cut from the same block:
Though it might be the difference of end grain vs face grain, or the result of time turning the other one a little lighter reddish/pinkier. Either way, I think I like this one much better.