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Made this while waiting for varnish to dry on another project c & c welcome Regards TambotiBowl / box 4” H 43/8” wide finial 43/4” long
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#1 posted 07-05-2012 03:59 PM
the pink is an eye-popper!
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#2 posted 07-05-2012 06:13 PM
Eleagant Looking, I love that finial designs….
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#3 posted 07-05-2012 06:43 PM
Really beautiful, and very unusual too. Quite striking colors. Good work.
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#4 posted 07-05-2012 07:03 PM
Good job you don’t have quick drying varnish.Looks great. Where do you get red ivory from?
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#5 posted 07-06-2012 01:35 AM
Lovely! It sure looks challenging to make!
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#6 posted 07-06-2012 03:33 AM
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#7 posted 07-06-2012 05:11 AM
Hello Guys and Girls thanks for the comments much appreciated. Murch the Red Ivory is a local indigenous tree and I was lucky to buy a few big pieces 12years ago. Not allowed to harvest with out a permit any more. Regards Tamboti in South Africa Sorry Murch I only use wipe on varnish and leave to dry for 5-6 hrs normally 6 layers.
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#8 posted 07-06-2012 09:20 PM
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#9 posted 07-07-2012 06:35 AM
Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!
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#10 posted 07-07-2012 11:40 AM
Well done. Turning is fun when it works out well and that sure did.
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#11 posted 07-07-2012 11:20 PM
Now that is a great turning and the Finial is outstanding. Great selection of wood.
I have never heard of Red Ivory, where did you get it at?
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#12 posted 07-08-2012 01:27 AM
michelletwo, you must have seen the Batman movie with the Joker? (hoodlum scene)
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#13 posted 10-13-2013 02:01 AM
Beautiful. As a very novice turner this looks extremely difficult.
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