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A piece of oak retrieved from the woodpile that I hogged out with a King Arthur followed by lots of sanding. Candy red on the outside and al over topped with NC lacquer. 16” long by 10” at the wide end.

Thanks for looking.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 818 days ago

I admire your effort. Good looking piece! A diagonal slice w/the chainsaw?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Tennessee

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#2 posted 818 days ago

That’s it…I gotta get a couple of King Arthur wheels!

-- Paul, Tennessee, http://www.tsunamiguitars.com

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 818 days ago

That came out great, the finish is spectacular as well.

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

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Clint Searl

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#4 posted 818 days ago

Doc…It was split out of a crotch.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 818 days ago

Thanks! :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gavinzagreb

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#6 posted 818 days ago

I have a similar tool to your king arthur and can really appreciate all the effort you put in sanding this dish.
It look’s great, nicely done !

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Spoontaneous

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#7 posted 818 days ago

Never knew a piece of firewood had so much potential. Really nice effect!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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jeepturner

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#8 posted 818 days ago

Nice looking platter. I like the color on the bottom it contrasts well with the natural grains and curl.
Thanks for posting it.

-- Mel,

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Roger

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#9 posted 818 days ago

A very beautiful piece, for sure. Nice finish, color, and poppin grain

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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mmh

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#10 posted 817 days ago

Beautifully executed! Simplicity is always elegant.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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doordude

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#11 posted 817 days ago

yeah, i got to get me a king author disk too!

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Skiedra

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#12 posted 817 days ago

That looks so good! Is the red color natural or is it dye?

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albachippie

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#13 posted 817 days ago

Excuse my ignorance! But, what is a king arthur?! Lovely firewood by the way. Fantastic finish,

Thanks for sharing with us

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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CampD

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#14 posted 817 days ago

Ahhh another fine piece of firewood.
Love the color contrast!

-- Doug...

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Clint Searl

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#15 posted 817 days ago

Skiedra…The red is an automotive base coat applied lightly enough so that up close the wood grain shows through.

Albachippie…. It fits on an angle grinder.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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