|Project by thiswoodshop||posted 02-23-2014 02:58 AM||1570 views||0 times favorited||3 comments|
I tried to turn a segmented Tamboti Bowl, but unfortunately my gleu joint failed and the whole thing come of the lath. I really didn’t see this coming. I was very careful with the speed and made sure my turning tools was sharp.
Bell Forest Products description
Tamboti: Tamboti is a heavy, strong, dense exotic wood. It has an oily nature, making sanding difficult, but does polish well and can be varnished. It is a popular wood for turning and furniture.
Latin: Spirostachys africana
Grows: Eastern Africa
Wood Type: Tropical Hardwood
Texture: Fine to medium
Grain Pattern: Generally straight, can be wavy and interlocked
Health Risks: Dust can be extremely harmful to the eyes
Color: Golden-brown to dark-brown with darker streaks
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