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Project by Operaman posted 11-10-2017 03:02 PM 904 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Burl harvest from a Road Works project in a major metropolitan in Oregon.

-- Cheers!





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 11-10-2017 03:19 PM

I bet they would have just discarded that wood, Wow it is so beautiful.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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ohwoodeye

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#2 posted 11-10-2017 04:15 PM

Wow!
I would be afraid to put anything in there for fear of marring that finish.
Amazing.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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bobasaurus

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#3 posted 11-10-2017 08:41 PM

Wow, that is some seriously amazing wood and a great turning/finishing job.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 11-11-2017 12:42 PM

The wood is outstanding and the bowl is wonderful.

elluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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rockmolsen

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#5 posted 11-11-2017 02:29 PM

Very cool. May I ask what type finish you use ? What size is that?

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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Operaman

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#6 posted 11-11-2017 03:51 PM

I appreciate the kind comments. The finish is a coat of water white vinyl sealer and 2 coats of CAB Acrylic sanded to an extremely thin but durable finish.

-- Cheers!

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John

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#7 posted 11-13-2017 03:03 AM

That is amazing wood, great find! The finish really shows it off, nice job.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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moke

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#8 posted 11-13-2017 06:05 PM

Great finish and design!

-- Mike

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