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Banksia pod lidded goblet

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Project by Ray vandermei posted 08-22-2013 08:14 AM 1086 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second turning of a banksia pod. The lid and finial are from the top part of the pod that I actually intended to waste away until I found how woody it was. This was a very fun turning as long as you watch out for seeds!

-- It's never too late to ruin a project.





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DaveGlx

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#1 posted 08-22-2013 10:51 AM

wow!!! you have done a great job mate. I tried once working with banksia pods and could never get any stisfactory result :(

-- Dave -

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-22-2013 12:19 PM

Beautiful piece,Ray!!..........................Cheers, Jim

Keep ‘em coming!!

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

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Ted

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#3 posted 08-22-2013 01:09 PM

Nice! What finish did you use to get that nice satiny shine?

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.

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Ray vandermei

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#4 posted 08-22-2013 01:42 PM

I used shellac cut 50-50 wiped on

-- It's never too late to ruin a project.

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