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Project by wooded posted 221 days ago 789 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just wanted to show all of you this Buckeye I found the other day at the wood store. Shows my ignorance but I didn’t have a clue what it was…......Guess pen makers use it alot. It is extremely dry and the waste during turning was pretty much like dirt. I think it is beautiful when finished and will look for some more of it. This one is about five inches in diameter. Thanks for looking…..... ;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com





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ghost5

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#1 posted 221 days ago

That is a beautiful piece. There are many a pen maker and call maker that are probably saying bad things about you right about now :-) for getting that beauty. That is a favorite wood for both to turn.

-- Tommy, http://www.followingghost.com

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davidmackv

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#2 posted 221 days ago

Great looking piece. It almost looks like it is ceramic instead of wood. Awesome job.

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Brett

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#3 posted 221 days ago

Very nice! I like this style of bowl that you make. The grain is amazing.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Glen Peterson

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#4 posted 221 days ago

Don’t know buckeye? You mustn’t be from Ohio. I haven’t turned it either. I like the shape of your form, particularly the concave aspect of the top.
Cheers

-- Glen

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clarkey

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#5 posted 221 days ago

Beautiful piece.

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BobWemm

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#6 posted 221 days ago

That is a really beautiful piece, both wood and workmanship.
Thanks for showing.
Bob.

-- 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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mike1950

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#7 posted 221 days ago

Nice wood and bowl.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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489tad

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#8 posted 220 days ago

Beautiful

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Bret Glaze

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#9 posted 219 days ago

Very Nicely done, Buckeye is one of my favorite woods to turn, but it can be difficult to find in my neck of the woods. That gray color is unique and really shows off the eyes when finished. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bret - Maverick Wood Studio

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Douglas Bordner

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#10 posted 219 days ago

That’s a honey!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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wooded

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#11 posted 217 days ago

Thanks All, ;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 217 days ago

Gorgeous piece! Love the colors and figures, they look stunning with your great finish. Great job!

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