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Bud Vases from rotten firewood.

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Project by PASs posted 06-02-2012 12:03 AM 897 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

These are the bud vases I mention in my “Beyond Punky” blog.
The wood is an unknown species from my firewood pile.
It has been sitting there for 6 years and some pieces are starting to fall apart they are so rotten.
I selected two short pieces, did no cutting of the ends, then turned them on the lathe.
After turning I applies a single application of quick-dry polyurethane, then began a process of soaking the wood in polyeurethane.
The finishing process took about 3 weeks total and tripled the weight of the wood.
Complete photo series is available at: https://plus.google.com/photos/106338834595233608122/albums/5749222382175563329

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."





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#1 posted 06-02-2012 02:05 AM

Nice job and nice save from the burn pile!!.................Jim

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

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