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Project by Roper posted 02-15-2012 03:45 PM 1013 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a balancing hollow form I just finished. The base and hollow form are Box Elder Burl and the cap and finial are Amboynia Burl. The finial is a design I have been calling the Cigar Finial. 9”x 5” finished with wipe on poly.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com





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Stan7224

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#1 posted 02-15-2012 04:19 PM

Very nice piece. Well done.

-- You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there. -- George Burns

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peteg

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#2 posted 02-15-2012 07:37 PM

Nice clean cut thru the burl edge Mike, how thin did you take it?. certainly a different take on HF, I like it
Well done
Pete

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

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 03:46 AM

Looks wonderful, just like and egg

-- Norman

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#4 posted 02-16-2012 02:34 PM

Cool. I know you said it is balancing but, is the egg part sitting there or is it attached?

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Roper

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#5 posted 02-16-2012 04:23 PM

Thanks for all the great feedback. Pete the side walls are about 1/4” the burl top is a little thicker at about 1/2”.Kelly the vessel is not attached to the base it is standing on its own.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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