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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Fort Worth, Texas

    Black Limba and Blackwood

    Another piece of Black Limba with Blackwood lid/finial. I love turning this wood but it smells like a wet dog.

    4-3/4" x 4-3/4". Finished with Seal-A-Cell and buffed with Tripoli and Wax.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    That is a beautiful piece Neal. I really like the form. Well done.

    Happy New Year.
    Bernie W.

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  3. #3
    Beautiful! I like how the finial matches the grain running thru the wood.
    spinning into a new adventure

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Neal, the CoC prevents me from typing the first words out of my mouth, so I'll just say Wow. Excellent hollow form, and the form and crisp details on the finial are top notch.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Awesome, Neal! Truly beautiful. I love the job you did on the finial!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Wow, just love everything about it!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Neal, as always you know how to make beautiful stuff, I like it a lot.
    Saw it already on WoW, still I'm a guest viewer. Happy New Year.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Pickles Gap, Arkansas
    Great work, Neal! Love that line that flows thru it - is that spalting?
    If you have a pulse you have a purpose...

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Harvey, Michigan
    Neal, I always look forward to seeing your hollow forms as they are great examples of form. This piece is no exception! Most impressed with the finial - it's design and your detail work!

    Still picking up pointers with your photography! Great lighting, focus and color!

  10. #10
    I love looking at your work Neal!
    Another great piece!

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