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A lacewood cup with a few coats of French polish from Lee Valley, which took very well! Silky smooth… I really enjoyed turning lacewood, the pattern really is something else!
-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?
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#1 posted 09-01-2013 05:50 AM
That sure is beautiful wood and the turning of it has shown it off realy well
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#2 posted 09-01-2013 04:02 PM
Great looking turning and a fantastic piece of wood.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#3 posted 09-01-2013 04:48 PM
That is really nice work.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#4 posted 09-01-2013 06:22 PM
Never seen this wood turned before. Nice job : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#5 posted 09-01-2013 06:50 PM
Very good looking.
-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson
#6 posted 09-03-2013 01:44 PM
Thank you everyone! It was quite interesting, the softer growth of the lacewood turned to dust right away while the harder growth was all ribbon.
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#7 posted 09-05-2013 01:46 PM
Very pretty little cup! Great shape and the wood has interesting grain patterns. Great job!
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