Cherry vases

  • Advertise with us
Project by jhawkinnc posted 03-01-2012 06:40 PM 1345 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I created a pair a cherry vases – or hollow forms. I wanted to try a different shape from my previous versions and I’m pleased with the results. The spalting that showed up was a wonderful surprise and really made for some interesting forms on the sides.

Projects were finished with a coat of Danish Oil and a gloss lacquer spray.

Enjoy and I welcome any comments!

6 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


116906 posts in 3482 days

#1 posted 03-01-2012 07:27 PM

Beautiful work the spalting really adds to the great wood.

-- Custom furniture

View Ben Simms's profile

Ben Simms

191 posts in 2197 days

#2 posted 03-01-2012 08:09 PM

These look great! I haven’t done any turning yet something like this is my new goal.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

View murch's profile


1380 posts in 2530 days

#3 posted 03-01-2012 08:53 PM

Very fine turnings.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

View Woodbridge's profile


3527 posts in 2323 days

#4 posted 03-02-2012 02:31 AM

great looking vases.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

View Philzoel's profile


302 posts in 2249 days

#5 posted 03-03-2012 01:38 AM

i Love natural cherry. Nice wood to work too.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

View plantek's profile


312 posts in 2704 days

#6 posted 03-03-2012 02:50 PM

9.9 times out of 10 spalting is a nice surprise. It really makes your vases stand out.

-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics