Box Elder Burl Saturn Bowl

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Project by Roper posted 08-25-2014 02:58 PM 1055 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Box Elder burl saturn bowl that I finished this weekend. The bowl is 2” deep the wing is 10” across and 1/16” thick. As you can see the wing moved a little bit on me because of how thin it is. This burl was very dry when I was cutting it. Finished with multiple coats of wipe on poly then waxed and buffed. All comments and questions welcome, and please visit my website at to see more of my work.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#1 posted 08-25-2014 05:55 PM

Very nice and beautiful !

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#2 posted 08-25-2014 07:07 PM

I’ll bet that one made you nervous!

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need

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#3 posted 08-25-2014 09:04 PM

Ya Bibbs I was afraid to sneeze while making the final cuts. Are you still here or did you make it down South?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#4 posted 08-25-2014 09:39 PM

More beautiful work Michael, this is very thin indeed bet it sounded great running at speed,
your cover shot reminds of a crater on the moon.
Very nice

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 08-25-2014 11:55 PM

An exceptional piece…really shows of your skills..

-- WoodWrite, Busselton, Western Australia.

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