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Broke Oak

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Project by IsaacH posted 10-02-2012 01:16 PM 632 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“Broke Oak” Circa 2009

From a piece of red oak I found on the side of the road in the North Druid Hills area of Decatur, GA, less than 2 miles from my current home.

It is approximatly 18” in Diameter
It has one large check the edges of which I dyed black.
Flamed around the rim to highlight grain
Spray Poly finish.

This is by far my favorite piece I have ever turned. Not the prettiest or most refined….but still my favorite.

-- Isaac- Decatur, GA - "Your woodworking....NOT machining parts for NASA!!!"





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Grandpa

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#1 posted 10-02-2012 01:56 PM

Nice piece. The crack gives it charactor. I like it.

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#2 posted 10-02-2012 06:31 PM

I think it is awesome. How it was found along the road like an abandoned dog.

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 10-02-2012 09:22 PM

May not be to you, but it is the finest here at my end!

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