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10.25”x 3.25” Sanded to 600, buffed with tripoli, 2 coats boiled linseed oil.
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#1 posted 09-08-2012 09:12 PM
LOL…..............another great beauty. LOVE that wood!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#2 posted 09-08-2012 09:36 PM
Nice follow on to the last one, :)love that timberPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#3 posted 09-08-2012 10:15 PM
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 09-08-2012 10:21 PM
You got some nice wood and are showing it off wonderfully. I am so glad you are letting the wood star – your skills may be in the background but it takes a good hand to let the wood shine like this.
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
#5 posted 09-08-2012 10:59 PM
Haha. Thanks Jay, Pete and Monte.
Kookaburra: I seem to be drawn to simple forms that show as much wood as possible, generally. It seems to me if I make a curve too exaggerated or put a few too many beads it just detracts. I do want to explore more forms like I was doing earlier in the year, but I’m also reluctant to risk messing up this stuff. Since I roughed these out several months ago the general shape is set now, in any case.
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#6 posted 09-08-2012 11:13 PM
You’re doing just fine by letting the wood speak for itself ! Looking forward to your next piece : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#7 posted 09-10-2012 12:17 AM
The natural beauty of the wood and your design and skill compliment each other perfectly!
-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.
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#8 posted 09-10-2012 09:18 PM
Yup. No need for fancy curves, just let the wood speak for itself. Though, the delicate bead you put on the bottom is a neat detail :)
-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...
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#9 posted 09-12-2012 12:56 AM
Nice piece of spalt !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#10 posted 09-12-2012 04:33 PM
I like this bowl, very nice.
-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs
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