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Forum topic by mahdee posted 11-02-2014 11:27 PM 1142 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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mahdee

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11-02-2014 11:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question oak lathe turning rustic

I cut this big hollow tree for firewood and found a few interesting “bumps” inside. Most of the had rocks inside of then and were basically useless. But I managed to rescue this one from it. It looks fairly solid but I am not sure. Should I cut the round part for a bowl and of so, what should I do with the rest?? Any suggestions is appreciated.

My initial thought was to soak the round part in CA glue and then cover it with 2 way epoxy before turning it??

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#1 posted 11-03-2014 03:06 AM

Have no idea but a very interesting piece to play with.

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#2 posted 11-03-2014 01:16 PM

woodbutcherbynight, I think so too. I think for sure I need to soak it with CA. Will let it dry for a while before proceeding.

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