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Project by RussellAP posted 05-15-2013 04:01 PM 754 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut and padauk.

Poly finish, couple more coats should produce a shine but I like to wait 3 days to a week for the final coat after a vigorous sanding with 600g. Nothing seals the pours quite like Arm-R-Seal after several days, the final top coat goes on like liquid plastic.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#1 posted 05-15-2013 04:54 PM


-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Ed Kallbrier

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#2 posted 05-15-2013 07:36 PM

That’s Beautiful

-- Ed Carlinville IL

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#3 posted 05-15-2013 07:52 PM

Great looking. Is that Padauk with walnut?

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

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#4 posted 05-15-2013 08:40 PM

Nice job on that chalice. That padauk is sure red!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 05-15-2013 09:37 PM

Fresh cut always is red.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#6 posted 05-15-2013 11:06 PM


Again more shots to my ego!

Very nice work, I can only envy your skills.

-- just rjR

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#7 posted 05-16-2013 05:21 AM

:D Very nice I like the colours its awesome

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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