Natural Edge Cherry Burl Bowl

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Project by jbrinkman posted 2013 days ago 2007 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a nice cherry burl bowl I turned. It includes a natural edge with lots of bark still intact. There is even some moss still clinging to the outside. This bowl is finished with shellac and then Danish oil.

This is my first project in my “Logs to bowls” series.

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio -

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#1 posted 2013 days ago

That’s really neat!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 2013 days ago

Looks very nice. I like it! The contrast between the rough and smooth and the natural opposed to the refined.

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

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#3 posted 2012 days ago

Neat! and the moss (and bark for that matter) stayed on!

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#4 posted 2012 days ago

how did you do that? I can never get it to work for me. Very nice bye the way !!!

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....

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#5 posted 2012 days ago

This is very nice. A nice balance of nature.

-- Chris, Pennsylvania

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#6 posted 1951 days ago

I love the look of this.
Thanks for the post.

-- R

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#7 posted 1950 days ago


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#8 posted 932 days ago

Great work ...I also like the balance and contrast

-- Ray,Iowa

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#9 posted 932 days ago

Thanks Ray. This is one of my wife’s favorite pieces.

-- Joe Brinkman, Ohio -

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