Entry #2 - Maybe

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Project by EyeOfTheJen posted 01-22-2012 10:19 PM 1346 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set I did a while ago that has been sitting on the shelf gathering dust. I have always favored it but was not impressed with the finish it had. I stripped it down and used sanding sealer and Generals Enduro-var gloss and then tamed it back down with Renaissance wax and steel wool to break the shine a little.

I MIGHT use this set as the second entry into the contest.

Madrone Burl and Ebony.

Thanks for looking and I really appreciate the comments and honest critiques.


-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 10:24 PM

These turnings displays your expert techniques in turning and finishing ,very nicely done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 10:53 PM

Thank you Jim, I am far from being expert. I still have so much to learn but I am getting better! :)

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 11:45 PM


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#4 posted 01-23-2012 02:11 AM

oh yes,, do it do it….. these are a winner.. along with your other entry.. good luck with em both

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-23-2012 02:14 AM

That’s easy.

My “honest critique” is … that’s absolutely beautiful work !

-- -- Neil

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#6 posted 01-23-2012 04:00 AM

Very nice!

-- There is a lesson in every project. Play safe!

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#7 posted 01-23-2012 10:19 PM

Nice work again Jen, these are all very different but the use of the same material pulls them together as a kind of set, nice finish the burl looks good with a softer sheen, let know how the competition goes :: ))

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

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#8 posted 01-24-2012 01:36 AM

Thanks guys. :)

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#9 posted 01-24-2012 04:04 AM

They are beautiful, Jen. How big are they?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#10 posted 01-24-2012 05:03 AM

Very nice work and quite unique Jen.


-- Kiefer

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