Jarrah Burl Hollow Form Vase

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Project by scrappy posted 05-29-2010 05:50 AM 1925 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jarrah Burl Hollow Form Vase. Don’t think this will hold water for flowers though. haha It has several cavities that go all the way through.

4 inch tall X 2 3/4 diam. Turned to 3/16 wall. Jarrah Burl from WoodWorkers Source. 4 coats of Tung Oil/Varnish.
After a couple more weeks, (when the varnish hardens all the way) I will buff this out for a better shine.

Please leave all comments and suggestions. Your criticism is welcome.

Thank You for looking.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#1 posted 05-29-2010 05:51 AM

Wow Scrappy way cool turning


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#2 posted 05-29-2010 06:23 AM

A beautiful piece! Being a novice at turning it looks like it would be difficult to turn.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 05-29-2010 06:23 AM

Way to go Scrappy! Another Gorgous hollow form.

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 05-29-2010 11:58 AM

Beatiful wood. I don’t remember seeing that kinda before.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 05-29-2010 12:22 PM

Very nice Scrappy, was it difficult turning in the area of the cavities?

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#6 posted 05-29-2010 01:46 PM

Scrappy that is quite a job on not so easy a piece. Well done.

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#7 posted 05-29-2010 02:08 PM

Scrappy, that sure is a nice piece of work! You are right about the tung oil…be patient with it and it will reward you on this. Did you make your own tool for reaching around the neck to hollow the vase?

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#8 posted 05-29-2010 02:18 PM

Scrappy Another beautiful turning. Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#9 posted 05-29-2010 03:04 PM

Very nice shape to this little beauty , Scrappy : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 05-29-2010 03:24 PM

Thanks for the great comments everyone.

OttoH, Not too bad turning at the cavities. You just have to take very light cuts and don’t rush things.

RichardH, Yes. I have a hollowing tool made from an Allen wrench to reach around the inside corner.

Thanks again everyone.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#11 posted 05-29-2010 03:44 PM

That’s a beauty! Nice, classical shape and gorgeous wood.

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#12 posted 05-29-2010 04:24 PM

It is a very interesting piece! Looks like it belongs in a museum exhibit, inside a protective glass case. Nice work!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#13 posted 05-29-2010 05:01 PM

Interesting – that looks like it would have been difficult…

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#14 posted 05-29-2010 05:13 PM

That’s a cool looking vase. It sort of looks like an ancient artifact.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#15 posted 05-29-2010 06:34 PM

Very pretty Scrappy. I really like the shape and holes, beautiful wood.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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