Lacewood cup

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Project by YoungWilly posted 354 days ago 700 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 354 days ago

That sure is beautiful wood and the turning of it has shown it off realy well

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#2 posted 353 days ago

Great looking turning and a fantastic piece of wood.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 353 days ago

That is really nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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 353 days ago

Never seen this wood turned before. Nice job : )

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#5 posted 353 days ago

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

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#6 posted 351 days ago

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.

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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#7 posted 349 days ago

Very pretty little cup! Great shape and the wood has interesting grain patterns. Great job!

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