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Hear is another turning from Tigre Caspi. It measures 4.5” tall by 5.5” wide and is finished with Seal-A-Cell and wipe-on poly.
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Aug 17, 2008
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#1 posted 08-17-2008 03:04 PM
Beautiful Joe , makes me wish we lived closer so I could watch you in action. Another great job.
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#2 posted 08-17-2008 03:08 PM
Another beautiful turning Joe. Not familiar with Seal a Cell, is it a shellac based product?
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#3 posted 08-17-2008 03:13 PM
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#4 posted 08-17-2008 03:27 PM
love the grain in this piece. great job
#5 posted 08-17-2008 03:29 PM
Hey DocK, Seal-A-Cell is an oil based clear stain by General Finishes. I have been pleased with how it really makes the grain opo and come alive.
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#6 posted 08-17-2008 05:18 PM
Beautiful work, on a beautiful bowl. I’ve never heard of tigre caspi, its coloring and grain pattern is great. Is this a turners wood that is available mostly in blanks? Have you seen it in lumber?
Again, this is a very nice piece!
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#8 posted 08-17-2008 05:25 PM
I really like the how you let the woods speak for themselves .Great blending of shape and wood.
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#9 posted 08-17-2008 05:32 PM
Wow, I always thought it would be neat to turn a bowl out of juniper, it has small pockets of rot and I bet the natural “holes” would be wonderful
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#10 posted 08-17-2008 05:38 PM
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#11 posted 08-17-2008 05:42 PM
Very nice, that wood is awsome.
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#12 posted 08-17-2008 06:03 PM
pretty piece. tiger grain pops. finely finished. well done.
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#13 posted 08-17-2008 06:21 PM
!!!!!!!! WOW !!!!!!!!
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#14 posted 08-17-2008 07:10 PM
As usual, another super looking piece!!
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#15 posted 08-17-2008 11:09 PM
Thanks for the post
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