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Project by Vagabond55 posted 832 days ago 1983 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May I joint the club?
A piece of left over wood has beautiful grain, I decided to make the simplest
project I can think of.
Size Thickness 20mm Width 70mm Center of hole to the bottom edge 200mm Hole Dia. 40mm
One has 3 large insect holes that are filled with epoxy resin.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#1 posted 832 days ago

Wow the wood selection really make these stand out. Great choice.

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#2 posted 832 days ago

That is a beautiful piece of wood. You’ve got a great project.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#3 posted 832 days ago

Nice wood!And project ofcourse.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 832 days ago

What kind of wood is it? Beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#5 posted 831 days ago

The wood is Japanese horse chestnut ,
similar species in the USA is California Buckeye

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#6 posted 829 days ago

That’s some awesome wood species, is this just a wipe on poly? The finish looks good and it does not take away from the wood. Excellent.

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

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#7 posted 829 days ago

The finish is with a mixture of Tung oil and poly diluted by mineral oil.
I am not good at finishing at all. As a matter of fact, I repeated apply / steel wool polish
probably more than 15 times with different concentration.
Salute to the beauty of this wood piece, I was very patient..

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