Cherry vases

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Project by jhawkinnc posted 03-01-2012 06:40 PM 1148 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!

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

Beautiful work the spalting really adds to the great wood.

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#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.

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

Very fine turnings.

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

great looking vases.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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

i Love natural cherry. Nice wood to work too.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#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!

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