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Project by diggerdelaney posted 178 days ago 528 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think that I needed to keep this form simple as the grain says it all. Turned from Spalted Beech and is 10” diameter and I have gone back to my first finishes I started using when I began turning and that is sealer, burnished and then canuba wax.

I could not make my mind up about the chucking point so left it in as the base is quite wide I think in this case it breaks the foot up.

This is for someone who donated some nice pieces of wood to my slowly growing store.

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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Denvy

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#1 posted 178 days ago

Digger, The piece of wood in the picture is in my opinion, knock-down-drag-out-absolutely-gorgeous. I belong to a turning Club in Portland Oregon and do see a lot of wood turned as bowls. You do have a fantastic piece of wood there-congratulations- for having it in your possession!!! If you could ever post another picture of a piece of spaulted wood that is that——-magnificent——I would be amazed. Thanks for posting, keep up the good posts.

-- Denvy, Tualatin, Oregon USA

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 178 days ago

Really is beautiful wood. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Thewoodman2000

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#3 posted 178 days ago

you are correct “grain says it all”. Great piece of ART!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is...... saw dust) - James

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crowie

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#4 posted 178 days ago

G’Day Derek, Very nice timber and top craftsmanship as per usual…..
The timber figure is amazing and it’d look good displayed in a high end shop in London with an appropriate price tag …..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Danpaddles

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#5 posted 178 days ago

Congrats to both you and mother nature. She did her job well, and you did her proud.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 171 days ago

Like those awesome grains and colors of your wood, a great turning indeed!

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