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15th Jan 2010, 04:20 AM
hello folks

This form is 6.5" tall x 5" wide with a 5/8" hollowing hole
It's finished with lemon oil and was sanded to 1500


Ed Reiss
15th Jan 2010, 12:34 PM
Nicely done :2tsup:

tea lady
15th Jan 2010, 01:17 PM
Lemon oil? :?

Nice form.:2tsup:

15th Jan 2010, 05:40 PM
thanks for the replies

here you go tea lady Chestnut Products - First for Finishes (http://www.chestnutproducts.co.uk/results.php?cat=Oils)
3rd one down

Allen Neighbors
16th Jan 2010, 09:26 AM
Lemon oil? :?

Nice form.:2tsup:
That is a nice form. Reminiscent of some expensive one's I've seen in Art Galleries. Lemon Oil is a wise choice.
A testament to it's ability to enhance wood: I have an Oak cabinet with carved doors. It's 2.1m long. We left it in our house with no heat or cooling for six years while we wandered around the country. When we moved back, the doors had cracked badly. I could stick my little finger into one crack. I was going to fill them, and was looking for the right stuff. A lady working in a hardware store told me to soak the cabinet in Lemon Oil, and keep it wet for a week or so.
I filled a bowl with Lemon Oil, and set it in my garage. Everytime I walked by the cabinet, I would dip the rag in the oil and wet the cabinet down with it. Within a week or so, the cracks had completely closed up.
It's good stuff.

18th Jan 2010, 08:46 PM

Sawdust Maker
18th Jan 2010, 09:02 PM
Nice form :2tsup:
lovely piece of wood:2tsup:

19th Jan 2010, 04:33 AM
Sweet indeed!!! :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

A very suitable form for that wonderful grain.

Rum Pig
19th Jan 2010, 08:48 AM
Very nice I like the finish well done:2tsup::2tsup:

23rd Jan 2010, 07:04 PM
thank you all-for your kind comments :)