Laburnum Candlestick with quratered Base of Cherry & Mahogany

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Project by TannerTurnings posted 09-23-2014 10:50 PM 1269 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Candlestick stands a little over 6 inches tall, and the Base is 3 inches in diameter.
The Laburnum was given to me back in January by a friend who cuts trees. The log had quite a few splits in it so I cut it into spindles, sealed the ends, and left it to continue drying. The base I glued up using Titebond original, and the Brass wire is glued in with CA. The whole project is finished with 3 coats of Cellulose sanding sealer & 2 coats o Woodwax 22.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 09-24-2014 12:47 AM

Very nice. I like the brass accent, too!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 09-24-2014 03:40 AM

Yes, I think the Brass accent really makes the project.
Great Job and 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 09-24-2014 11:32 AM

Good lookin turn!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#4 posted 09-25-2014 11:18 PM

Thanks for the kind comments folks! I really must try getting some more Laburnum, it turns really nicely & has some great figure & colour within it.

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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