Tigre Caspi II

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Project by trifern posted 08-17-2008 02:29 PM 4275 views 2 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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#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

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#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!

-- John, Chisel and Bit Custom Crafted Furniture,

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#7 posted 08-17-2008 05:22 PM

beautiful turning

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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

Another winner!

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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

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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