|Project by EyeOfTheJen||posted 01-01-2012 07:02 PM||1771 views||0 times favorited||13 comments|
We had some huge almost dead trees taken down. When this one tree fell, it looked like it was bleeding. I had the guys cut me a manageable chuck and threw it on the lathe right then. I did the basic turn on two pieces (I will show the other piece soon), did the quick dry trick and four days later did the final turn. So excited because we have a HUGE pile of logs in the back yard now. That is THE log this came from. All the logs with the painted ends are the potential ‘WOW’ logs. We had to buy a bigger chainsaw to deal with the size of some of these. Any turners/carvers in northern Colorado want some, hit me up, we have more than I can deal with! Mostly Elm, Highly figured cottonwood and what they tell me is Hybrid Elm. (We also have huge Black Walnut but that is all mine!) :)
And thank you all for the warm welcome to LumberJocks!
-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.