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Thread: Spalted Hacberry Vase and bowl

  1. #1
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    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA

    Spalted Hacberry Vase and bowl

    I've been busy on the lathe as I wrote here:

    These are spalted hackberry that my dad brought up to me last month. The vase is 7" W X 10" T and the small bowl is 6"W X 5"T. Finish is Watco Danish Oil, but I think I will add some wipe on poly to each as well. Comments and critques are strongly encouraged.
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  2. #2
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    Oct 2007
    Harvey, Michigan
    Beautiful wood Jeff! You must have caught it at just the right time - before it became to soft to turn! The Watco brought out the spalting really good. Have to believe some poly would help make things pop even more! Nice work! Looking forward to seeing what you turn next!

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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    What Steve said. I think that's some of the best-looking spalted hackberry I've seen. Great job, Jeff.
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    Aug 2007
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Wow! That is some gawgeous hunk of wood. Great job on these. It really shows the wood off well.
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    Sep 2007
    Jeff, this is something that looks really very good, what a beautiful wood.
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  6. #6
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    Nov 2006
    Houston, Texas
    Really appreciate you vase , it shows so well in photo nunber 2.
    I think the spalted hackberry is my favorite wood.
    Good job!
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    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Thats a beauty Jeff. Love that wood. Well done.
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  8. #8
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    Nov 2006
    Smithville, TX
    The simple forms really allow the spalting to speak for itself. Nice.
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