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Spalted Hornbeam Bowl

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Derek Lane01/07/2015 13:39:12
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I made this a week or so ago for a competition on another forum that is why I could not post until now as it has finished and the results are in.

This one got me the Third place

Turned from Spalted Hornbeam and measures 6" X 2 3/4" .

Turned with a bowl gauge and scraper to finish. Chucking point removed after reversing to leave a slight foot to raise the bowl a little.

Sanded from 240grit down to 600grit then 5 coats of hard wax oil left to dry for 1 week then buffed to a gloss with the chestnut buffing system.

Tried to keep the shape simple to show the grain.



sad sam01/07/2015 15:09:38
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nice one derek well done once again a lovely piece

what isthe prize ?

Derek Lane01/07/2015 16:18:20
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Thank you Robbie. There was not a prize on this one it was just for fun.

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