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    Donation for Public TV Auction

    This last week, I make two pieces for our local public TV's annual Art auction.

    While doing them, I decided to do something differently in my finish.

    Here they are for your comments. I'm especially interested in what you think of the grain pop and the overall appearance.

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    Aeromatic Cedar 6" diameter X 3" high

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    Ash 7" diameter X 3-1/2" High



    Finishing:

    Sand through 4000 Grit

    Buff with Tripoli compound

    Buff with White Diamond compound

    Buff with Carnuba Wax


    That's all!

    Total work time for finish 1Hr.

    Thanks for looking and I appreciate your comments.

    Bruce
    Bruce Shiverdecker - Retired Starving Artist ( No longer a Part timer at Woodcraft, Peoria, Il.)

    "The great thing about turning is that all you have to do is remove what's not needed and you have something beautiful. Nature does the hard part!"

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    Nice job, Bruce. I like the look of polished (but otherwise unfinished) wood. Hard to tell much about the ash bowl, as the picture is pretty small, but the cedar sure shined up nicely.
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    Sounds like someone got a Beall Buffing System!
    Jon

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