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This is a piece of thorn apple, dried aprox 6 months sealed with endgrain seal …. then turned as natural edge 7 ” 3” deep ,finished with 25/25/50 poly,blo/paint thinner.spun on while turning and finish coated with beeswax.
-- In His service ,Richard
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thorn apple bowl
Roger Clark aka Rex
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#1 posted 12-08-2012 09:39 PM
Wow, I love the natural look, very nice, a great achievement.
-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.
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#2 posted 12-08-2012 11:15 PM
Beautiful turning. Love the wood.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#3 posted 12-08-2012 11:30 PM
At first it didn’t look round and I couldn’t figure out how you did it, but I see one side is just short.
I just got off my lathe. I had a glue up of walnut, red oak, and spalted maple. I turned a blank to insert a clock. I sanded it progressively to 600g then wax, then wipe on poly. I like the shine it gives.
-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.
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#4 posted 12-08-2012 11:59 PM
Nice piece !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#5 posted 12-09-2012 02:33 AM
what ever thorn apple wood is wish i had some. nice piece.
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#6 posted 12-09-2012 03:48 AM
Talk about a super neat bowl, “Did Yourself Proud”
-- "older I get, the more fun I have"
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#7 posted 12-09-2012 05:19 PM
Boy! I can just see this thing full of nuts during the holidays! What a great job!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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