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Project by John posted 12-04-2014 02:27 PM 1583 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was lucky to get an ugly old red Cedar burl. It took a few hours to chop out all the rot and rocks from the centre and get it on the lathe. I rough turned it, let it dry some, trued it up, let it dry some more, etc. I did the sanding without the lathe turning. The finished diameter is 21” and the height is 9”.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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Thewoodman2000

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#1 posted 12-04-2014 02:41 PM

Nice job! Love the look and the great color of that piece.

Welcome to LJ’s. Please keep posting I also have the lathe bug and I like to see everyone’s lathe work on here too.

-- (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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waho6o9

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#2 posted 12-04-2014 03:14 PM

Beautiful grain on a job well done!

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John

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#3 posted 12-04-2014 04:31 PM

Super cool. Great job.

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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steve_in_ohio

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#4 posted 12-04-2014 05:29 PM

beautiful bowl, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 12-04-2014 05:31 PM

very impresive,

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 12-05-2014 02:57 AM

Woha, serious bowl. Not on my lathe, LOL

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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bannerpond1

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#7 posted 12-05-2014 05:11 AM

That is really great. You have a real feel for the wood.

-- --Dale Page

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Rick

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#8 posted 12-05-2014 05:27 AM

Very Nice Indeed!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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John

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#9 posted 12-05-2014 06:53 PM

Thanks all, I enjoyed the challenge of this burl. Just a caution, wear a good dust mask when working with this wood.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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alholstein

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#10 posted 01-12-2016 09:28 PM

That is a really really nice bowl.
Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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