Spalted Maple I found on the side of the road.

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Project by thevees posted 05-21-2013 07:28 AM 1059 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first lathe work since high school which was many years ago.

-- Tony, Oakdale, NY,

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#1 posted 05-21-2013 09:05 AM

Nice work good job.

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#2 posted 05-21-2013 11:02 AM

You just have to love SPALTING.

Thanks for showing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 05-21-2013 12:36 PM

Good find, came out nice.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 05-21-2013 05:54 PM

very nice.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#5 posted 05-23-2013 10:39 AM

Fell off the back of a truck no doubt tee hee

The owner will be very pleased you found it !!

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 05-24-2013 01:36 PM

Great fine! The spalting and patterns on the wood is amazing, like the finish as well. Great turning pieces!

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