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Very rustic bowl from cottonwood

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Project by AaronSKuehn posted 09-13-2014 11:18 PM 945 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started with a much larger piece of cottonwood with only a few visible bad spots. But the more I turned, the more it fell apart. But I kept going. Even some rot in the center popped out into my chuck! There ended up being a lot of interesting features in the finished product.

-- Aaron





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 09-14-2014 12:01 AM

Your persistence paid of Aaron, like the final effect and nice finish. Gets a bit scary as bits fly around the shop.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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palaswood

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#2 posted 09-14-2014 12:20 AM

that bowl is Fantasticlese

-- Joseph, Irvine CA, @palas_woodcraft on Instagram

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BobWemm

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#3 posted 09-14-2014 01:32 AM

Congratulations on a great job and finish, also on your courage.

I love making things with bits missing, turning something useless into a work of art.
Thanks for showing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#4 posted 09-14-2014 12:58 PM

Looks great! Thanks for sharing!

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#5 posted 09-15-2014 11:49 AM

Nice turn! I agree this piece does have some nice characteristics in it you sure helped them shine through!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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