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First Hollow Form

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Project by AstronomyDude posted 295 days ago 548 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wood is Box Elder. This piece didn’t have much red in it but I did choose it because I wanted the folded wood between the 2 limbs in the neck. The neck looks almost 3D holographic in the light.

I cut it completely wet including hollowing it as recommended by a friend. It hasn’t warped at all. It has just shrunk a bit.

It has a lot of spalting lines, red, green, and lots of other features that give it a great personality!

Thanks for looking,
Randy





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murch

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#1 posted 295 days ago

Beautiful work. Hope it is finished shrinking.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 295 days ago

That is some very good work Dude. Keep it up. Do you think it will float in the pool?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Dakotajack

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#3 posted 295 days ago

Very nice work!

-- John, South Dakota

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WayneC

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#4 posted 295 days ago

Really pretty. Thanks for sharing.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 294 days ago

Very nice hollow form for a first time… you did an awesome job…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 294 days ago

Looks really great for a first timer. Like the shape and those wild grain patterns. Great turning!

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 294 days ago

Excellent job, I love the grain patterns.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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