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Conus from offcuts!

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  1. Alex v

    Alex v Active Member

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    I got a few offcuts a friend had knocking around of hardwoods and was hoping there was a conus in there for me . There was a small square bit that was shouting out to me looked like a good piece . So a few hours in the shed and here she is ! [​IMG]
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    I’m really happy with how it turned out .
    Am I right thinking this is bocote or am I way off ?
    Still learning lol .
    Thanks for taking a look


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  2. richnewm

    richnewm Veteran Member

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    Great work buddy enjoy,

    It sure looks bocotey

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  3. Alex v

    Alex v Active Member

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    Thanks fella. Can’t wait have a shot


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  4. wobblywill

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    Ferk knows what wood it is but it sure looks good

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  5. Palmettoflyer

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    Oh My! Absolutely stunning! Nice work on the perfect framing of those knot figures. Beautiful!!!
     
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  6. Arturo Borquez

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    very very beautiful :tu::tu::tu:
     
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  7. Clint

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    Yes Bocote it gorgeous beautiful
    I just reshaped mine made smaller they could be brothers. Tonight I’ll finish sand
    And beeswax
    You did good on the tips the whole job is nice
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    Very nice!
     
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  9. Smitty

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    That will work a treat very nice
     
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  10. KawKan

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    That is a sweet Conus!
    Super work!
     
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    Killer grain on a smooth build. Sweet!
     
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  12. Alex v

    Alex v Active Member

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    Cheers @wobblywill .
    That’s what I was thinking looking at the block haha


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    Thank you for the positive comments it appreciated @Palmettoflyer
    Cheers fella


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    Thank you sir for you to say that about your design/concept is praise indeed!
    Cheers fella


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    Thanks fella. I love the grain of this wood . Your right there very similar . I used a beeswax mix balm to finish . Can’t wait to see yours finished [​IMG]
    All the best fella


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  17. Alex v

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    Cheers fella


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    Thanks fella


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    Cheers kawKan . Feel like I’m getting somewhere with my builds . Like shooting it’s practice practice practice. All the best fella


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    Nice one fella. Appreciate it


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