Ring around the Crab-Apple

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Project by nonickswood posted 05-07-2013 12:03 AM 1368 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently I cut back a Crab-Apple tree in the back yard and finally started playing with some of the wood.
It has some very interesting Grain and turns very nicely.
Now I just may have too take the whole tree down!

Finished with some wipe on Poly.

Thanks for looking!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 05-07-2013 12:07 AM

Very nice, I didn’t know that Crab- Apple was that nice. You certainly did it justice.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#2 posted 05-07-2013 12:21 AM

Good work on the vase. Great looking wood crab apple.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 05-07-2013 12:57 AM

Is it green wood?
If so, how did you dry it to finish it?

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#4 posted 05-07-2013 01:11 AM

Most of the limbs that were cut back were fairly well seasoned, some just clinging to life.
Managed to find a few pieces that weren’t to cracked & checked.

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#5 posted 05-07-2013 01:33 AM

That is some pretty wood – oh, nice turning also. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#6 posted 05-07-2013 05:15 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 05-07-2013 11:51 AM

A wonderful piece you designed. I will have to convince my father his crab apple tree needs trimming.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#8 posted 05-07-2013 03:15 PM

really neat looking vase. The wood is quite striking and the captive ring is a nice touch.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 05-07-2013 04:58 PM

Hello Nick

Nice turning and nice wood

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#10 posted 05-07-2013 05:23 PM

This is really beautiful and well done too.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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