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powderpost
15th Mar 2018, 12:30 PM
For a number of reasons I haven't done a lot of turning of late. One reason was that I have just finished insulating the shed and have finally got it back into some semblance of "order", by my standard any way. The last two summers were a bit of a struggle. Mind you that has nothing to do with my dob.. :no:.

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That lidded box measures 65mm x 50mm diameter and is made from black bean and silver ash. It has a mother of pearl insert on the top. The thread was hand chased on a thin insert of dead finish. The top and bottom is black bean. The finish is Aussie Oil.

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This simple little bowl is made from local grown camphor laurel. The local stuff generally has very little colour in it. It measures 180mm diameter x 55mm deep. The banding is my own manufacture. Finished with sanding sealer and two sprayed coats of lacquer.

Jim

turnerted
15th Mar 2018, 03:45 PM
Looking good Jim . Camellia in my bag .
Ted

smiife
15th Mar 2018, 07:37 PM
Hi jim, nice little box and neat threads too !
I like the bowl too , well done :2tsup:

tony_A
15th Mar 2018, 08:18 PM
A couple of great pieces there Jim, thanks for posting.
I would like to see more people posting their work on this forum. Whether it is to my taste of not I like to see what others have done and often learn something in the process,

Tony.