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post #1 of 6 Old 02-25-2010, 09:29 AM Thread Starter
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Ambrosia Maple

This has to be my all-time favorite domestic species.
Blackwood finial and foot.
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very nice! That has a nice shape and I like the foot that elevates it. Looks Great.

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RUC,
ambrosia maple is one of my favorites too. I have quite a few pieces of it. Are you hollowing out the bodies of these finial pieces you have been doing? Also, about how big is this piece?
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RUC,
ambrosia maple is one of my favorites too. I have quite a few pieces of it. Are you hollowing out the bodies of these finial pieces you have been doing? Also, about how big is this piece?
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Hi Mike
Yes all my stuff is hollowed. Unlike other species where you just get sawdust (when hollowing), with Maple you seem to get long shavings. Seems like you just get going and you have to stop and pull out those golfball-sized wads of shavings all tangled up with each other. So much fun. I try to get a wall thickness of about 1/8th", and a little thicker at the base. The body on this piece measures 6x3.
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very elegant shape ... nice

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If this is the same rightuppercut as I suspect (judging from the quality of your work), its good to see your posting again. Haven't seen anything from you on that other forum for a while. Keep it coming.
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