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Flame Box Elder Hollow Vessel

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Project by lew posted 02-03-2019 03:15 PM 484 views 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little hollow vessel.

Some left over flame box elder. The finial made from an ebony piano key and ebonized maple. About 6” tall overall and about 2 1/2” max diameter. Wall thickness has light showing thru. Turned completely with Easy Wood Tools. Finish is wipe-on Poly.

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





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 02-03-2019 03:18 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Outstanding craftsmanship. Great job buddy. Love the coloring of the wood

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 02-03-2019 03:35 PM

You make it look so easy. Great job turning.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-03-2019 04:47 PM

beautiful vesel,Lew

-- bambi

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Jim Bertelson

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#4 posted 02-03-2019 05:02 PM

Why, that is so thin, maybe you could turn me a new thinner skull so I could learn things faster… (-:

‘Tis a pretty piece of wood, and a project that takes advantage of it beautifully.

Hope all is well with you and yours. We had a zillion aftershocks (technically new quakes since they are so distant from the original) and I think the total is over 6000, with some as strong as a 5 strength. Seems to be leveling off finally.

We had our winter rains while you guys were in the deep freeze. Now we are colder, as you get warmer, a predictable pattern.

I think you missed your death somewhere along the way, and you have been reincarnated as an artiste!

Have a good one…

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#5 posted 02-03-2019 05:22 PM

That is really beautiful Lew!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#6 posted 02-03-2019 05:46 PM

An extremely nice piece.

Where I used to live in ND—box elder was just used for fire wood, not nearly appreciated enough at all. We did have a few small sawmills to; but, I do not ever remember seeing any milled either.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#7 posted 02-03-2019 05:51 PM

Excellent work once again Lew, thanks for posting.

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Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 02-03-2019 06:04 PM

Wow, great all around, shape, design and color. Well done buddy!

Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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#9 posted 02-03-2019 06:53 PM

Lovely. Was this done with carbide or gouges ?

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#10 posted 02-03-2019 07:40 PM

Excellent piece, Lew!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#11 posted 02-03-2019 10:28 PM

Dang Lew that’s nice!!

-- if it is to be it is up to me

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#12 posted 02-04-2019 12:38 AM

Very nice!

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#13 posted 02-04-2019 01:18 AM

Super nice turning.

-- Julian

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John

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#14 posted 02-04-2019 01:50 AM

Fantastic turning Lew, and what a nice finish to show off the wood! I always wondered about getting some black keys for projects.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#15 posted 02-04-2019 02:07 AM

Beautiful piece Lew, love the form and the colours in the wood.

-- Keith

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