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Project by cajunpen posted 03-02-2014 10:27 PM 1154 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve had some Pecan logs in my shop for at least 10 years, I decided that it might be time to start using them. I turned this little Box. Measures 4” Tall and is 3” Wide. The interior space is 2 1/4” Deep x 2 1/4” Wide. The finish is a Mineral Oil and Beeswax combination, followed by a Beeswax coat and then buffed on the Beall Buffing System. The finish is a Matte finish, but is smooth as glass. I can tell you first hand that Pecan is harder than Chinese Arithmetic.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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#1 posted 03-02-2014 10:31 PM

Sure looks like you can get a great finish on your projects! Like the crisp lines on this piece.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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#2 posted 03-02-2014 10:32 PM

Beautiful wood, great job

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 03-02-2014 11:03 PM

That is making good use of your Pecan logs Bill. Nice work.

-- 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 03-02-2014 11:41 PM

Very nice Bill…

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#5 posted 03-03-2014 12:02 AM

A nice hunk-a Pecan.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 03-03-2014 12:30 AM

Beautiful wood. Great job buddy

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#7 posted 03-03-2014 01:19 AM

Beautiful work Bill. That Pecan is as hard as Hickory and also just as nice. This is my favorite wood.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 03-03-2014 01:37 AM

Great looking turning with very nice wood.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 03-03-2014 03:14 AM

sounds like some hard wood ! good posting bud !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 03-03-2014 03:50 AM

nice…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#11 posted 03-03-2014 03:04 PM

Very nice, Bill!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 03-03-2014 04:12 PM

Great result.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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