spalted maple honey pot

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Project by mudflap4869 posted 11-11-2014 02:46 AM 1016 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I gave this bowl to the lady who gave Candy the monster silver maple tree chunks. Punky as hell so I added plenty of epoxy to support it as I turned it. Six coats of lacquer and out the door. Julie fell in love with it when I took it to her.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#1 posted 11-11-2014 02:57 AM

First hint…

Closer look…

I may be partial…I think he did good!

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 11-11-2014 03:37 AM

Turned out great. That spalted maple is a treasure , only you have to play with it awhile. Whenever I get some I can’t seem to stay away from it till its gone. Again nice turning.

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

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#3 posted 11-11-2014 04:19 AM

I can see why she fell in love with it. Really nice work, Jim

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 11-11-2014 05:05 AM

Very nice, Jim.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#5 posted 11-11-2014 05:18 AM

Jim you sure turned that chunk of wood into a beautiful bowl ,makes me want to start turning

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 11-11-2014 05:34 AM

Very beautiful. Love the wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 11-11-2014 08:33 PM


Very nice piece of work. :) The spalting just adds a little bit more.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#8 posted 11-11-2014 11:20 PM

I kinda expected to see Winnie The Pooh!!!

Ya done the wood good!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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