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    Cocobolo H/F #2

    hello folks

    Here's the second form from the large piece of cocobolo i bought before xmas
    Its 6.5" tall x 5" wide with a 5/8" hollowing hole
    It's finished with lemon oil and was sanded to 1500

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Beautiful piece of wood and very nice finish. I am not too fond of the shape though. But that is just me.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    That's an awesome piece of wood, and you show it off nicely. The form is a bit different, but it's growing on me.
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    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    WOW...that is pretty!
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    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    That is a beauty. Really nice piece of wood. You surely did it justice.
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  6. #6
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    Apr 2009
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Great looking HF.
    The finish really shows off the grain.
    Have to love Cocobolo.

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  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    Hi George,
    I love the wood on this piece... still trying to decide if I like the shape just yet, but the piece itself is fantastic... beautiful wood and great finish... and in retrospect, the shape does show off the grain of the wood... someday, I hope to be able to work through that small of an opening... haven't quite gotten there yet... I think the smalles I've had success with is about 1 1/2... it is a nice piece..
    Tellico Plains, TN
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  8. #8
    Thank you for all of your kind comments

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Des Moines, IA
    George, that is a beauty.

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