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  1. #1
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    May 2009
    sydney australia

    small hollow vessel in desert oak

    Small hollow vessel made from Desert Oak [Acacia Coriacea Sericophylla] for more info try here

    4.5" high x 4.0" dia showing the sap wood around the major diameter. This timber take a fine polish with either oil or wax and is a joy to turn.

    Part of the Christmas range I have been doing, a bit late but the shed is in the middle of a revamp as well. Plus I/We are baby sitting three grandchildren made it kinda hard to achieve anything.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Desert Oak 002.jpg   Desert Oak 004.jpg  

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    Jul 2008
    Palm Springs, Ca

    Free Mesquite wood and completing a box

    Looking good - very nice with the carving
    Last edited by Dan Mosley; 01-02-2013 at 04:58 AM.
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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    You sure do beautiful work Neil
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    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Beautiful orientation Neil!! Kinda looks like a dessert!
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    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Very nice work Neil. Color seems very fitting given the orgin of the wood. Good use of sap wood for coloring.

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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Wow, the sapwood is positioned perfectly! Doesn't get much better than this one, Hughie.
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    May 2009
    sydney australia
    Gentlemen your comments are most flattering. Its always good here positive comments from my peers, much appreciated.

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