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Curly Soft Maple and Red Birch Segmented Salad Bowl

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Project by barlow posted 10-05-2008 09:32 PM 2570 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Segmented salad bowl made from red birch (yellow birch heartwood) and curly soft maple. Solid maple bottom segmented layers, sanded to 600 with a food grade mineral oil finish. Curl was from the same stock as i have for sale on here, pulled not for figure, but do to being narrow.

-- barlow





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Roper

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#1 posted 10-05-2008 10:09 PM

amazing colors and grain patterns, very nice bowl. how many piece in all and how long did id take?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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barlow

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#2 posted 10-05-2008 10:59 PM

There are 37 pieces in all and 5 hours total

-- barlow

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#3 posted 10-05-2008 11:13 PM

the grain pattern is awesome. Nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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joan

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#4 posted 10-06-2008 12:13 AM

Well I saw the other bowl first and then this one. Really llike the grain pattern.

-- spinning into a new adventure

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mmh

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#5 posted 10-06-2008 12:18 AM

Very nice! How about trying this with some figured cherry? I haven’t done much lathe work yet and I can see why it’s addicting. Wood is addicting. I have brought home waay too much wood and still have my eyes on more.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#6 posted 10-06-2008 11:32 PM

Great look Barlow. The Yellow Birch is what I’m using for my kitchen cabinets that I’m building. It’s beautiful wood.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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