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Thread: Hickory vase

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Lufkin Texas

    Hickory vase

    This vase form is 8-1/2" tall x 8" dia; it has one coat of tung oil so far. I am undecided on gloss or matte for the final finish (any suggestions?).
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Very pretty, Dennis. I do quite a few relatively glossy pieces, but for some reason I think this one would look nice with a matte finish.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Looks real nice with the form and grain pattern there Dennis. I like it the way it is so whatever you got on it do more of.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Nice form and grain looks great. If it were me I would do a matte/satin on that one.
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Yorktown, Virginia
    That's some mighty fine looking hickory. I vote for matte.

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