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Dalboy

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Certainly getting back in the swing of things.
Ornamental cherry which once stood in my garden. Turned from the trunk which is only 6" diameter as it was only a young tree. Finished with Acrylic sander sealer and an Acrylic gloss lacquer. Measures 6 1/2" X 4 1/2" X 3 1/2". Managed to lose the bark amongst the shavings so no chance of sticking it back on.

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Winging it again then, at least you have not lost the ability to concentrate during your turning sabbatical.

The Cherry is a good choice for that form both in wood characteristics and natural figuring.
 

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Lovely turning Derek. Nice even wall thickness.
I keep one of my early laburnum elongated bowls, with a hump in the thickness, as a teaching aid. It doesn't show but it can definitely be felt.
I'm surprised that the finish seems rather matt after sealing & acrylic gloss, or is that just the photos?
 
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