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Treen Lid for Dyed Maple bottle

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Project by Douglas Bordner posted 12-11-2012 05:01 PM 1728 views 4 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned lid for the previously posted treen bottle. The walnut section is a bit too long, but I wanted it to firmly seal. Super miniature flame finial is in cherry, and is a friction fit pushed up from the bottom before gluing up the stopper section.
Aniline fabric dyes, NGR Toner, Mylands High Build Friction polish, Trewax Mahogany paste wax.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.





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#1 posted 12-11-2012 05:08 PM

Your make the coolest projects Douglas ,I like this a lot.

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#2 posted 12-11-2012 05:22 PM

First class, Doug. The vessel was already nice, but this lid really takes it to the next level.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 12-11-2012 05:33 PM

That’s really nicely done, Douglas!

Lee

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#4 posted 12-11-2012 05:43 PM

Wow! Really nice!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#5 posted 12-11-2012 06:03 PM

very nice i like it

branch

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#6 posted 12-11-2012 06:36 PM

I’ve had the Treen mandrel set for years, your creativity is obviously far superior to mine. I had not thought of using the 2” set-up to make containers. Thanks to you, I will give it a go soon. Thanks Douglas, I always enjoy your projects.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 12-11-2012 07:06 PM

this has such a warm elegance to it douglas, i really like it, what did you have in mind for this, it would look really good on my dresser here in the bedroom…but im sure you have a home for it, a very nice turning…grizz

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#8 posted 12-11-2012 08:16 PM

Unbelievably good!!

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#9 posted 12-11-2012 09:02 PM

Beaut job Douglas.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 12-11-2012 09:54 PM

It’s a very pleasing shape and I really like the finial. Everything fits together nicely; it doesn’t look like you did them separately. Thanks for sharing.

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#11 posted 12-11-2012 10:16 PM

Cool and resplendent! Well done.

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#12 posted 12-12-2012 12:01 AM

Thanks guys!

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#13 posted 12-12-2012 01:58 PM

So delicate, beautiful work.

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#14 posted 12-12-2012 11:57 PM

Thanks for the daily 3 nod!!!!!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 12-13-2012 04:09 AM

Hey Douglas/ See you just added to your endless variety! This is great looking. PS. You need to know that I plan to try to copy your Water Fall box from 2008. I was just looking at some of your older stuff comparing it to this last post and noticed it. Later,.......................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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