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Blistered Maple

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Project by Terry posted 08-30-2008 03:19 PM 2266 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just started turning hollows and this is one of the successful ones. (I have a bunch of funnels) I am using the Kobra hollowing system from Indiana Inovators. Blistered hard Maple 3 X 5 1/2. Watco oil and Beall buffed.





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trifern

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#1 posted 08-30-2008 03:23 PM

Beautiful stuff Terry. I love that maple grain pattern. I would love to see how your hollowing system works. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 08-30-2008 04:00 PM

Very nice, I love that grain patern. Nice job

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#3 posted 08-30-2008 08:13 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#4 posted 08-30-2008 11:12 PM

Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

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Karson

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#5 posted 08-30-2008 11:50 PM

Beautiful Wood. maple has some of the best looking patterns and In great supply.

Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#6 posted 09-01-2008 01:38 AM

Blistering huh? Have you tried aloe vera for a finish? LOL, beautiful I really like it, you did a great job. Like trifern, I would like to know more about your hollowing system.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#7 posted 09-02-2008 03:14 AM

Unique, Ive never seen one like this. Very cool.

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#8 posted 09-07-2008 06:38 PM

Blistered maple is an amazing freak of nature. That stuff is so cool. Gorgeous turning.

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mmh

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#9 posted 04-15-2009 10:20 PM

Nicely done. I love this type of wood.

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