bowl from a burl still not sure what wood it is

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Project by bearpaws posted 05-08-2014 05:22 PM 915 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

bowl i just finished its burl from one like the one in last picture but still not sure what type of tree one guy posted maybe box elder but not sure. thanks for checking it out and any help identifying would be great.

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#1 posted 05-08-2014 05:46 PM

The pinkish tint to the flame pattern makes me tend to lean on Elder of some sort as well. Nice work, keep em comin!

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#2 posted 05-08-2014 06:03 PM

must. find. that. wood!

great work…

-- The seeds of doubt need neither sun nor water to flourish, but if they do, cut'em down and make a bench out of 'em.

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#3 posted 05-08-2014 06:33 PM

You sure have a winner with that wood. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 05-08-2014 07:54 PM

Thanks for the comments and if anyone happens to be in alberta and is interested in some burl like this there is probly 40 more bases of these trees all pushed up in a big mound that will probly be burned later this summer. Im thinking im going to spend a few days and grab a few more now that i turned this bowl and i like how it turned out.

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#5 posted 05-08-2014 09:15 PM

That’s beautiful!!!!!!!!!

-- The most dangerous tool in my shop is the one I am currently using! Harvey

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#6 posted 05-12-2014 06:23 PM

If I was a younger man, I would borrow my brothers semi and head on up.
Man o man whatever you do don’t let anybody burn them!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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