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Forum topic by Jack Lewis posted 06-08-2016 06:40 PM 794 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jack Lewis

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06-08-2016 06:40 PM

Topic tags/keywords: azwoody mesquite carbide

I love Mesquite! Turned with all carbide tools. A flat square rougher and a 8mm Shear round, sanded to 5 grit with BLO and finished with French Polish. 1” dia and 3.5” high. It has some little eyes in spots that really shine.

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#1 posted 06-08-2016 08:43 PM

Pretty good job there Jack. Mesquite is a darn good wood to turn and it’s pretty stable also. It’s a shame there isn’t any feather in it. I’ve always chased feather in Mesquite crotch wood, but have never caught up to it. It’s elusive.

Now, with a 1” od, and a 3.5” tall piece, wouldn’t that be a vaahzz or would that be a vaaahse. I know it’s not a vase because it’s not tall enough to be one. hehehe.

Did you get that from Woody’s stash?........ ............ Jerry (in Tucson)

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#2 posted 06-08-2016 09:33 PM

Yeah, make that 10” o.d.! damn stuck keys

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