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Project by Keith Hastings posted 02-14-2019 10:19 PM 637 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Black Manta Ray turned from Macrocarpa in one piece 200 mm across the flats x 80 mm high.

Comments welcome.

-- Keith





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lew

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#1 posted 02-14-2019 10:22 PM

Gorgeous!

Did you use dye to blacken it?

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

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Keith Hastings

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#2 posted 02-14-2019 10:29 PM

Lew….I used black paint.

-- Keith

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pottz

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#3 posted 02-14-2019 10:48 PM

love how the inner bowl contrasts with the black base very striking.nice work keith.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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James E McIntyre

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#4 posted 02-15-2019 12:58 AM

A fine work of art! What color did you use to get the wonderful black color on the base?
I noticed that my mates from your part of the globe call wood tember.
That’s a word we yell here in the US when we cut down a tree.
Is Macrocarpa a local timber? See I’m now speeking down under also.

-- James E McIntyre

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Richard

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#5 posted 02-15-2019 01:52 AM

Very Nice Project & Very Well Done Keith!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 02-15-2019 03:16 AM

Fantastic job. The black paint is a very good accent.

-- Julian

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 02-15-2019 05:43 AM

Bloody Beautiful Mate,
I started one of these about 6 years ago and it is still only half done. The tooth fairy is not cooperating. LOL
Great job.

Bob.

-- 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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Keith Hastings

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#8 posted 02-15-2019 08:29 AM

James….Macrocarpa is a common timber here its more common name is Monterey Cypress which you may refer to it as in your country. We also yell timber here when chopping down a tree.

-- Keith

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Brit

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#9 posted 02-15-2019 12:32 PM

Great choice of wood and finish and I really like the design too. Excellent work!

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 02-15-2019 12:55 PM

A Beautiful unique Black Manta Ray tray. Excellent work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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mcoyfrog

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#11 posted 02-15-2019 02:28 PM

Beautiful, elegant, Love it!!! and gratz on D3

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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majuvla

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#12 posted 02-15-2019 03:18 PM

Excellent turning. This is true work of art indeed! Colours are just astonish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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lew

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#13 posted 02-15-2019 04:05 PM



Lew….I used black paint.

- Keith Hastings

Thanks!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 02-15-2019 07:30 PM

Cool bowl!!

Jim

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

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Tooch

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#15 posted 02-15-2019 08:15 PM

Super nice bowl and i love the contrast in colors!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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