Wood Turners Finish

The piece consists of ambrosia maple body with african blackwood and yellowheart rings on the foot and lip. These were added to gine the piece additional hight. It is finished with waterbased Wood Turners Finish.

A wonderful 150-year-old deep-South Magnolia tree was blown to the ground in a heavy storm.  It laid on the ground for quite some time and had begun to show the signs of decay when parts of it were recovered to be saved and reborn in another form.  The early stages of decay and rot are evidenced by the beautiful streaks of black color through the wood.  The form was shaped with very thin walls, which results in a delightful tactile experience when the viewer picks up the piece from the table...

This extra long rosewood pen, set with a beautiful small piece of malachite, truly makes a statement. The grain is amazing and simply pops under the many layers of varnish that has been polished to a fine gloss with General Finishes Waterbased Turners' Finish.  I first apply two coats of varnish and allow the grain to rise before sanding that down with the coarsest grit of MicroMesh. I then apply up to 10 coats of varnish until I'm happy with the coating. I then meticulously sand through all...

Flame box elder form 6" diameter X 3-1/2" tall. Finished with GF Wood Turners Finish

This piece consists of curly maple with an african blackwood trim ring and ebony lip. It was dyed with a mixture of red and yellow dye. It was finished with General Finishes Wood Turners Finish.It measures 8-1/4" diameter X 3" tall.

This piece consists of curly maple with an african blackwood trim ring and ebony lip. It was dyed with a mixture of red and yellow dye. It was finished with General Finishes Wood Turners Finish.It measures 8-1/4" diameter X 3" tall.

The flashy figure in the piece of black walnut really pops with the high gloss of General Finishes Waterbased Turners' Finish. I first apply two coats of varnish and allow the grain to rise before sanding that down with the coarsest grit of MicroMesh. I then apply up to 10 coats of varnish until I'm happy with the coating. I then meticulously sand through all grits of MicroMesh to flatten and remove any specks, working up to a fine gloss. I apply one last coat of varnish before polishing...

"This piece was made with over 3,000 pieces of wood that includes cherry, maple, peruvian walnut, yellowheart, spectra ply and black veneer. It measures 12-1/2" diameter X 6-1/4" tall. The finish consists of several coats of sanding sealer and ten coats of General Finishes Wood Turners Finish sanded and buffed to a high gloss."

Ebony and amethyst are a such a natural match, and this curly figure is so well complemented by the rough, natural beauty of the crystal. The warm tones of the wood are brought up so perfectly by General Finishes Waterbased Turners' Finish. I first apply two coats of varnish and allow the grain to rise before sanding that down with the coarsest grit of MicroMesh. I then apply up to 10 coats of varnish until I'm happy with the coating. I then meticulously sand through all grits of MicroMesh...

“Earth On Fire” is a piece of Buckeye Burl wood was recovered from a trash pile.  It had been ravaged by the effects of weather, rot, worms and insects and was simply thrown away.  In its natural healthy state, Buckeye Burl is a beautiful colorful wood of dark and light grays and yellows.  The wood was turned into a sphere and the natural colors were enhanced with dyes of black, red, orange and yellow.  The finish is General Finishes Wood Turners Finish and the overall size is 5" x 5".

 

Mark Dolan completed this 625-piece bowl with General Finishes Wood Turner's Finish (WTF)! Made with Purpleheart, Redheart & Maple. See more of Mark's work by following his Twitter channel @markspens!

"I used Wood Turner's Finish on a stabilized spalted pecan wood shaver handle. The finish was applied to a wad of soft paper towl wrapped with an old nylon. About 20 then coats were applied. I carefully buffed it using a soft wheel with plastic polishing compound applied." - Douglas Thacker

Pete Marken created this amazing vortex bowl from Cherry, Peruvian Walnut, Jatoba, Maple, Yellowheart and Spectra Ply. It was finished with GF Wood Turner's Finish.   General Finishes Wood Turner's Finish is a non-toxic water/oil urethane hybrid for use on wood turnings, salad bowls, and other lathe turned projects. It produces a rich amber tone and dries to recoat in minutes.        

"This nested set of four bowls was cored using the Oneway coring system. They were carved from one large chunk of maple burl wood." - Rosato Woodturning

This set was entered into the Wood Turning category of the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest

"Segmented walnut bowl with maple diamonds. It measures 11 inches wide and 10 inches high. There are approximately 300 pieces in this bowl. The finish is General Finishes's Woodturners Finish." Greg Just

Greg entered this piece into the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest

"The striking contrast between the white pearl and dark ebony make for a dramatic piece. 

Once turned and sanded, I apply 2 coats of General Finish Wood Turners' Finish while on the lathe, and then knock down any raised grain. I then continue to build up the finish, using up to 10 coats, and polishing up to 12000 grit between coats." - Amanda of MercurePens.ca

This piece was entered into the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest

"The pearl adds a bit of whimy to this Indian Rosewood pen. The intricate finial allows this pen to be used as a beautiful hair stick as well. 

Once turned and sanded, I apply 2 coats of General Finish Wood Turners' Finish while on the lathe, and then knock down any raised grain. I then continue to build up the finish, using up to 10 coats, and polishing up to 12000 grit between coats." - Amanda of MercurePens.ca

"This Baron-style fountan pen is turned from a beautiful piece of Honduran rosewood. The gold accents and the finish really help bring out the striking grain. The little freshwater pearl adds both elegance and whimsy. Once turned and sanded, I apply 2 coats of General Finish Wood Turners' Finish while on the lathe, and then knock down any raised grain. I then continue to build up the finish, using up to 10 coats, and polishing up to 12000 grit between coats." Amanda Blacoe at MercurePens.ca...

"I call this a "True" inside-out turning because it was made from a single Chechen pen blank. I marked the outside corners of the blank and then ripped it into four pieces on my bandsaw. I took the marked corners, turned them facing in and glued it all together. after turning and sanding, I applied 13 coats of Wood Turners finish, burnishing with wood chips between coats. The blank is then broken apart and glued back together with the marked corners in their original spots (I did number them...

"This dip pen/nib holder was turned from a block of Redheart I had in my shop. The pen is 5.75 inches long by .625 inches thick at the widest part. After sanding to 800 grit, I applied 13 coats of woodturners finish, burnishing with shavings between coats. I staged the photo in front of the stone hearth of my fireplace. Black satin and a piece of white birch are seen in the background. The forefront has parchment folded and sealed with traditional red wax. 90% of the lighting is done by...

"I have attempted every pen finish on the market and have finally found THE one and only for me. This my first use of GF's Wood Turner's Finish and I applied 8 coats, cured overnight, then buffed to a high gloss. AMAZING product...I will be using General Finishes exclusively for my pens and small turning projects. Thank you!" -Jeremy Colloms Wood Turner's Finish Product Page: http://bit.ly/1KS5Acw

This gorgeous turned cup was finished with GF Wood Turners Finish.

Tim Speedy Lee applied General Finishes Woodturners Finish to this gorgeous bowl! Great work, Tim!
This beautiful yew vase was created by Wooden Antler Shop and sealed with GF's Wood Turner's Finish.
This gorgeous cane was created by Vlad Mkijanic and sealed with GF's Wood Turner's Finish.
These beautiful turned bowls were sealed with General Finishes Wood Turner's Finish.
This gorgeous pen was turned by Robert Greenberg and sealed with General Finishes Wood Turners Finish.