Claro Walnut Vase and Bowl

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Project by scrappy posted 305 days ago 622 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a pair of turnings from Claro Walnut Root Burl.

The first is a Vase / Hollow form. 8 inch in diam X 4 inch tall. Turned to a 1/4 inch wall.

The second is a Bowl . 7 inch diam X 4 inch tall. 3/8 wall.

Both have several bark inclusions and natural cracks / defects.

Both are finished with Hand Wipe Poly.

Thanks For Looking

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#1 posted 305 days ago

Hey Scrappy… your bucket’s got a hole in it. Beautiful bucket though. Really nice work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 305 days ago

Scrappy I bet this was a pretty knarly piece to start with, you have done very well indeed, it’s a pity your photos are picking up the reflection of the mesh as it helps hide the lovely flow top to bottom.
Some great colouring in these two, my pick is the full bodied piece.
Well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 305 days ago

Nice pieces, Dan. It looks like it might not have held together under much more turning!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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#4 posted 305 days ago

Nice werk Scrappy. I like the holes. I like both of them.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#5 posted 305 days ago

Wow! Very nice bowls!

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

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#6 posted 305 days ago

Beautiful Pieces with a great finish, Congrats.

Cheers Tony.

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#7 posted 302 days ago

Gorgeous bowls! Like the wood and shapes, the holes give nice accents. Great turning!

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