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Project by nonickswood posted 470 days ago 975 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, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD





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Dale

405 posts in 1804 days


#1 posted 470 days ago

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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doubleDD

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#2 posted 470 days ago

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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PASs

560 posts in 1722 days


#3 posted 470 days ago

Nick,
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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nonickswood

389 posts in 1011 days


#4 posted 470 days ago

Pete,
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, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 470 days ago

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

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

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deon

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#6 posted 470 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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amagineer

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#7 posted 469 days ago

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

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

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Woodbridge

2631 posts in 1042 days


#8 posted 469 days ago

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

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Diggerjacks

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#9 posted 469 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 469 days ago

This is really beautiful and well done too.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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