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If a person didn’t recognise the wood in this ornament, the nut would give them a pretty strong hint.
Claro walnut with nut. Finished with turner’s polish and Rub ‘n Buff metallic wax.
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#1 posted 02-17-2014 03:28 PM
haha, looks very nice, great work
-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--
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#2 posted 02-17-2014 03:58 PM
Now this is unique! Very clever design. Wouldn’t work here, because my fiends would surely eat it…....
-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA
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#3 posted 02-17-2014 04:32 PM
Doe, that is one of the most creative ways of using a walnut I have ever seen. Great job.
-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green
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#4 posted 02-17-2014 05:09 PM
very creative and a definite for me next Christmas.
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#5 posted 02-17-2014 05:59 PM
That is nice!I like the fact that you incorporated the walnut into an ornament made from walnut wood.
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#6 posted 02-17-2014 06:00 PM
It’s very pretty and nicely done.
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#7 posted 02-17-2014 06:06 PM
great design Doe ,very cleaver
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#8 posted 02-17-2014 07:00 PM
That is one nutty design :-) Well done.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
#9 posted 02-17-2014 08:56 PM
Thanks everyone. I was thinking of doing the same thing with pecan. It should be easier because it’s less bumpy.
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#10 posted 02-24-2014 03:09 PM
Cool and pretty ornament! The gorgeous walnut goes very well with the metallic wax.
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#11 posted 03-13-2014 12:23 AM
Beautiful, Doe. It sure would be nice to hang on a tree.
-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **
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#12 posted 03-16-2014 04:08 PM
What a fantastic piece!!!Love your design, execution & incorporating the whole walnut.
Congrats on your achievement!!!
Sorry that I missed this early on….
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
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