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    Sysamore Lamp Shade an Base

    Turned the Base first then made the shade took 2 months to turn it all the way. First ruffed it an soaked it in dishwashing soap for a week then let dry for a month. Next turned it to final an let it soak in Tung Oil for a week then sanded it wet, then let it dry. All finished except the hand buffing an wax took a few hours of it
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    Never heard of soaking in dish washing soap before. Then again I'm not much of a turner. Neat idea.
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    I have heard that the dish washing soap helps prevent cracks Bob, Don't know for sure if it works all the time though.
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    It works for FBE an Maples an Sycamore but had problems with some Oaks an crouched Walnut green

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    Very nice work, Roy,
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    Now that is a neat "mood" lamp. Ya dun gud!

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    well done for sure,, and dont worry about spelling we can read between the lines here thats how i get to stay
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    It's a beauty, Roy. Don't worry about spelling here. Many of us can't spel and I can never figure out where to put the commas,.

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    Re: Sysamore Lamp Shade an Base

    Quote Originally Posted by larry merlau View Post
    well done for sure,, and dont worry about spelling we can read between the lines here thats how i get to stay
    Lol i was gonna tell Roy he was quiet safe with u being around.

    Very neat lamp and shade Roy. You sure have some skill and patience.

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    Another great piece Roy, looks like you're pretty well versed in your techniques.
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