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A wedding gift

A wedding gift

An interesting walnut bowl with a knot which sits firmly in the wood and whose subtle imperfections I have fixed with walnut saw dust. Another interesting thing is that the center did not crack, just (...)
December 13, 2017
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A Plum Bowl

A Plum Bowl

This wood comes from my family farm. Plum wood is beautiful and abounds in many shades of colours. A friend of mine asked me for a bowl and she picked this one. Fresh plum wood is easy ...
December 3, 2017
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Walnut bowl

Walnut bowl

This bowl is 28 cm wide and 17 cm tall. It was sanded with the grit of 2,000 and finished with tung oil. I have made a similar one last year see Galery and it was very popular. It pleases

November 30, 2017
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A platter from walnut wood

A platter from walnut wood

I am finishing a platter for a client who has given me an idea how it should look like. I bought the wood in Prague and cut the tree myself in December 2016. I still have a few pieces of this wood. The dimensions are ...
November 28, 2017
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A jar from plum wood

A jar from plum wood

I have finished a jar for my dear customer from Slovakia. It is 11 cm tall and the biggest diameter is 11 cm as well. I used a different piece of wood for the lid which has a different tone.

November 25, 2017
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Beauty of Wood – Honey locust

Beauty of Wood – Honey locust

Honey locust is native to central North America but these branches come from a big tree, probably the cultivar of Sunburst, growing in the Czech Republic. There are typical clusters of thorns (...)
November 19, 2017
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A plum bowl

A plum bowl

Plum wood ranges from orange through red to purple. This bowl is quite big considering the diameter of this kind of tree. The maximum width of the trunk can get up to 40 cm but wood is quite usually rotten ...
November 5, 2017
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A part of an old wall clock

A part of an old wall clock

I am making three identical parts for an old wall clock. It is painstaking work but I have reminded myself of this classical wood turning technique of cylindrical objects. The piece is small – 80mm long, 50 mm in the

October 31, 2017
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A walnut vase

A walnut vase

This vase is 45 cm tall and the base is 18 cm in diameter. The tree was huge and was cut down last year at the end of winter. There is a beautiful texture in the middle as you can

October 30, 2017
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