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    Small Walnut vessel - Shellawax finish

    Finished up another project that has been sitting for a couple weeks out in the garage today. The wood is Walnut and it was pretty dried out when I turned it - required a bit of sanding and I sanded to 800 grit and applied 3 coats of Waterlox over several days - let stand for a couple weeks and today finished it with Shellawax EEE and wax............
    Not sure why the top looks dusty but its the dang camera...................
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    You got a boat load of figure from that one Dan!!! Very well done!
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    Your dust looks better than my work.

    The color is fantastic---They look good enough to eat.*

    Enjoy,

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    That's sure some pretty wood, Dan, and you did a great job with it. It sure seems light-colored for walnut. Is it mostly sapwood?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    That's sure some pretty wood, Dan, and you did a great job with it. It sure seems light-colored for walnut. Is it mostly sapwood?
    my thoughts also. Know matter what it's a fine looking piece

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    Thanks to everybody and Vaughn I think your right about it being part or mostly of the sap.........Im going to make a finial for it and ill post the picture when im done...............

    I was showing the results of the EEE and Shellawax which im starting to use more now that I understand the application. The instructions from Robetson have made the application better for me as I was probably making the same mistakes alot of turners do when using it....................
    That said you still have to fill open grain woods though before using.
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    Nice job! Beautiful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Burr View Post
    You got a boat load of figure from that one Dan!!! Very well done!
    I agree, very pretty wood!
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    Very nicely done, Dan. Really nice wood and you did it proud.

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    Great piece and nicely done Dan.
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