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A couple ornaments - Steve K - 10-23-2017

I had a piece of spalted beech that was heavily spalted, despite that it was still pretty solid. Made one ornament with walnut and one with maple.








RE: A couple ornaments - Mike L B - 10-23-2017

Beautiful!


RE: A couple ornaments - chips ahoy - 10-24-2017

Those deserve a "WOW",well done.Beautiful work.

Mel


RE: A couple ornaments - Dusty Workshop - 10-24-2017

Very nice indeed!

What is the finish?


RE: A couple ornaments - Arlin Eastman - 10-24-2017

Steve

Another job well done buddy.  I forgot what you use to hollow them with?


RE: A couple ornaments - AHill - 10-24-2017

Lovely ornaments, Steve.  What is the approximate size and where do you get the eyelets?


RE: A couple ornaments - Steve K - 10-24-2017

(10-24-2017, 04:28 PM)Dusty Workshop Wrote: Very nice indeed!

What is the finish?

Thanks, 2 seal coats of shellac, sanded and top coated with Target coatings EM6000 water borne lacquer.


RE: A couple ornaments - Steve K - 10-24-2017

(10-24-2017, 06:19 PM)AHill Wrote: Lovely ornaments, Steve.  What is the approximate size and where do you get the eyelets?

Thank you sir, my globes are usually 2" diameter or less. Overall length is around 5". I get the eyelets from http://www.woodworkingparts.com/


RE: A couple ornaments - Steve K - 10-24-2017

(10-24-2017, 05:37 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Steve

Another job well done buddy.  I forgot what you use to hollow them with?

Thanks Arlin I use some home made hollowing tools. 5/16" round bar from the local hardware and 8.8mm carbide inserts from captain eddie.


RE: A couple ornaments - GNP - 10-24-2017

Great job. I've been thinking about turning a few this year.