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ORANGE OSAGE LIDDED CONTAINER

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Project by dingle posted 879 days ago 589 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is a lidded container, the first lidded container I have completed. The tainpicture #1 is a photo of the very best side of this container, the #2 picture is of the side that is revealing a tremendous crack that continues to enlarge everyday. The #3 picture is the bottom of the container which is revealing a hole that ants came out of while I was turning this piece. The #4 picture is the interior of the container that also froreveals the hole in the bottom. This hole ran from the bottom of the container through the lid. The photo #5 is the top of the lid which also reveals the hole. Photo #6 is the interior of the lid which reveals the interior of the lid and the prominent hole. I will be attempting to fill the crack with sometype of wood filler. My LJ friend has suggested a tinted crayon type wood filler. This container was turned from a piece of Osage Orange I got from a friend who works for a power company on the tree trimming crew. I finished this container with triple EEE and Shelawax.
Like the few projects I have completed to date I continue to learn on each project. I was pleased with the outcome of this container and the fit of the lid.





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 879 days ago

I’m going to have to give that EEE and Shelawax. a try

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#2 posted 879 days ago

Nice turning

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 879 days ago

Nice going ,Danny. You are expanding your projects every day. There is a lot going on in that piece- still drying.
The OO grain is beautiful!! Let her set for a while and then decide on what to repair…................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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