Turned and Carved Wood Bowl

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Project by Bill Duane Brooks posted 08-07-2014 09:24 PM 2319 views 9 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a lathe turned bowl I did for my wife. She wanted hand-carved oak leaves on the surface. I made patterns from leaves from our red oak tree in our yard. The leaves are carved in relief and accented with pyrography lines. Background around leaves is carved away and painted with acrylic paint. Final finish is lacquer that is buffed. Size is 10” in diameter by 8” in height. Wood is sycamore.

-- duane

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#1 posted 08-07-2014 09:54 PM

Now that’s a nice bowl, beautiful!

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#2 posted 08-07-2014 10:18 PM

Outstanding, Bill!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 08-07-2014 10:34 PM

Awesome job!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 08-07-2014 10:41 PM

This is one of the most beautiful bowls I have ever seen. The work is outstanding. Wish I could have the patience to do this. Thanks for showing.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#5 posted 08-07-2014 11:59 PM

Top notch turning and beautiful carving.

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

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#6 posted 08-08-2014 12:04 AM

Hats off to you. What patience and workmanship! Your wife is a lucky lady.

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#7 posted 08-08-2014 12:10 AM

Awesome…Love it.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#8 posted 08-08-2014 03:44 AM

Very nice work, great carving.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 08-08-2014 04:36 AM

Beautiful work. You should be very proud of it.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#10 posted 08-08-2014 07:00 AM

WOW!!! great job mate.

-- Dave -

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#11 posted 08-08-2014 08:11 AM

Beautiful work! That’s a keeper.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#12 posted 08-08-2014 12:10 PM

that is a beautiful piece of work. You turned a nice bowl , but the carving takes it to another level . fabulous!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 08-08-2014 12:20 PM

Many thanks to everyone’s nice comments about my work. I enjoy doing my work but it makes it even better when others appreciate it too.

-- duane

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#15 posted 08-08-2014 03:10 PM

BEAUTIFUL! really nice bowl shape and a great carving!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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