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Blog entry by Bob A in NJ posted 852 days ago 3688 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a nice hunk of burl from a friend at the woodturning club. Had some extra time today so I wondered what was inside the tree. This is 5 ” wide and 4 ” tall. Spray laquer finish, much prettier in person.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSuxOlvkjTE

Thanks Ed H. for the burl (from NJ Woodturners!)

Bob 4/22/2012

-- Bob A in NJ



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matt garcia

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#1 posted 852 days ago

WOW!!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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CalgaryGeoff

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#2 posted 852 days ago

Thats a beautiful pattern. Nice job on turning

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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Karson

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#3 posted 851 days ago

Bob. That’s a fantastic piece of wood.

Great turning.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 851 days ago

Hi Bob;

What a beautiful piece of wood. Nice turning, too.

Lee

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Martyroc

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#5 posted 851 days ago

Nice! Beautiful character in that Burl wood, and the turning came out great.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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steliart

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#6 posted 851 days ago

Nice piece of wood and nice turning & finishing

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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robbiethewood

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#7 posted 849 days ago

nice turning & finishing

-- http://robbiethewoodturner.net/

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