Lacewood cup

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Project by YoungWilly posted 09-01-2013 04:56 AM 1171 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 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."

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#3 posted 09-01-2013 04:48 PM

That is really nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 09-01-2013 06:22 PM

Never seen this wood turned before. Nice job : )

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#5 posted 09-01-2013 06:50 PM

Very good looking.

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#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.

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

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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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