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Project by Chaotic posted 09-08-2012 09:04 PM 1162 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 timber

-- 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

Beautiful wood

-- 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.

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#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.

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