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Project by Kerux posted 2088 days ago 888 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wood came from the wind storm a while back. It is a Bradford Pear that came down in a church family’s yard. The lady really loved that tree so this is going to be a slight rememberance for her. I’m planning on giving it ‘back’ to her tomorrow night.

It is about 8” around at the rim and about 2.5” high. The shape is experimental for me as is the wood. Who knew I could something beside spalted maple?

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/





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trifern

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#1 posted 2088 days ago

Nice turning, Kerux. The design is fitting for a church lady, it reminds me of a collection plate. I’m sure she’ll love it. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2088 days ago

That is really beautiful Kerux – I just couldn’t resist to say that.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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griff

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#3 posted 2088 days ago

Looks great , my first time to see bradford Pear before, it looks great . This is another very good turn

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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Woodhacker

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#4 posted 2088 days ago

I agree with Joe, it reminds me of a collection plate…the name for this turning could also have been “Show Me the Money!”, and wow I love the grain on the interior. Great job.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 2088 days ago

That is so cool, all of it, the story , bowl and your woodcraft. Super!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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jockmike2

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#6 posted 2087 days ago

Very nice bowl Kerux. You’re coming up with some unusual designs, pretty cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 2086 days ago

I like the shape Kerux, great finish.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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