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Turned lidded jar - Panamanian Teak?

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Project by DBB posted 06-16-2019 03:38 AM 268 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Visited my son in the rural farmland / jungles of Panama – he is in the Peace Corps. Found a small piece of wood just outside his hut. Took it home and made a little jar from as my souvenir from the trip. I don’t know the species, but I suspect either Panamanian teak or rubber tree. The chunk of wood in the last two photos was used to make the lid. Finished with Arm-R-Seal.





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Ivan

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#1 posted 06-16-2019 04:03 AM

Great turning and nice finish on this one.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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DDWW

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#2 posted 06-17-2019 03:59 PM

Nice Job and a great Idea. I go to Africa frequently but an afraid to bring wood back through customs. I may have to find a chunk.

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Oni

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#3 posted 06-18-2019 03:02 AM

What a great way to keep memories alive. Years from now you’ll see this lidded jar and recall your trip vividly. Great turning!

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