Spalted Maple Lidded Bowl

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Project by Xyloid_Curt posted 02-16-2015 06:54 PM 1632 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is made from some maple logs I received from my daughter which were harvested in a suburb of Orlando, FL. The logs were cut up into manageable sizes, wrapped in plastic and allowed to spalt. Now, three years later, I have been making bowls that have amazing spalting patterns. This lidded bowl is 7 inches in diameter by 4 inches high and is finished with satin lacquer.

-- Xyloid Curt "Exposing the hidden beauty in wood"

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 07:03 PM

The spalting is beautiful. Nice work.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 10:17 PM

hi beautiful bowl i love the spalting great work


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#3 posted 02-16-2015 10:42 PM

simply beautiful!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 02-17-2015 05:36 AM


The lovely shape you turned really shows off the beautiful spalting.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 02-17-2015 08:45 PM

Nice Piece.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#6 posted 02-18-2015 04:25 AM

Beautiful bowl, wonderful job on this piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 02-18-2015 11:19 AM

Great way to use the spalted wood. I’ve harvested spalted poplar (so-so) and hickory (fantastic!) from my property and am attempting to spalt cherry by standing short logs upright in the soil. Here’s a panel of spalted hickory to inlay into a box lid:

-- --Dale Page

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