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Walnut Vase

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Project by jaykaypur posted 09-25-2013 11:17 PM 1386 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

From a walnut tree on the property. This piece of wood was somewhat hollow all the way through and after a lot of chiseling, sanding and shaping, I finally got it where I wanted it. The bottom is actually a slice off of the top. Was originally about 18” tall and finished, it stands 12” tall and is about 5” wide at the top. I applied 2 coats of Danish oil and then 2 applications of satin wipe-on-poly. Thanks for the looks and comments.

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jjw5858

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#1 posted 09-25-2013 11:32 PM

Very cool, and really like the finish on this! Great job!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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Roger

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#2 posted 09-25-2013 11:51 PM

Wow, that’s poppin!

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#3 posted 09-25-2013 11:55 PM

Very nice work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 09-26-2013 12:28 AM

on the ball….another NATURALIST work of art

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#5 posted 09-26-2013 12:56 AM

Gorgeous!
Love the idea of using a slice of the top for the bottom!

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

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#6 posted 09-26-2013 01:09 AM

Very Inventive outdoor vase.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#7 posted 09-26-2013 01:18 AM

i really love walnut, you did a great job with this

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#8 posted 09-26-2013 01:47 AM

The all natural vase. I like it. Nice work.

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#9 posted 09-27-2013 06:48 PM

Wonderful vase! Like the cool design with a big base, natural look and the beautiful walnut. Great job!

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#10 posted 09-27-2013 06:58 PM

Love the natural edge at the base. Glad you hollowed it out from a turners point of view or it would have cracked.

Arlin

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