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Black Walnut with Brass Inlay

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Project by sedcokid posted 09-25-2016 01:53 AM 2032 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a customer who loves Black Walnut when I started this piece the small cracks became larger, didn’t know what to do. Decided to fill the voids with brass that I had from a lock smith, so a little filings and CA building slowly until the voids were over filled. Then sanded and finished with multiple coats of polyurethane then buffed.

All comments are welcome, and thanks for looking!

‘The Sedcokid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 09-25-2016 02:22 AM

Great job saving the bowl with the brass. Seems like whenever I work with walnut, a crack always wants to appear.
Nice work.

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

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lew

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#2 posted 09-25-2016 02:23 AM

That combination is excellent!

Love the shine, too!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 03:01 AM

very nice piece, chuck

jim

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

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 09-25-2016 06:15 AM

Great looking bowl Chuck and a nice save with the brass filings. Like the finish you have achieved, well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 12:11 PM

Well done Chuck

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Roger

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#6 posted 09-25-2016 01:11 PM

Wow Chuck! That’s superb.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#7 posted 09-25-2016 01:13 PM

Nice bowls outthere. I like this one due very beautiful dark wood colour and glossy finish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-25-2016 01:42 PM

Interesting idea with the brass. Will have to keep that in mind.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 09-25-2016 03:43 PM

Beautiful bowl !

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 09-25-2016 05:14 PM

This is a beautiful bowl.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 09-25-2016 09:34 PM

Super gorgeous!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#12 posted 09-25-2016 10:00 PM

Your fill compliments the walnut just great Chuck, another lovely finish to your work
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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John

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#13 posted 09-26-2016 05:50 AM

Great finish on your bowls Chuck. I like the looks of Black Walnut and find it’s a nice hard wood to work with.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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