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Walnut Bowl "Petulant"

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Project by swirlsandburls posted 03-01-2009 09:53 PM 1060 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all, this walnut bowl (I’ll let you guess why I chose to name it “Petulant”) is simple, but elegant. I have been experimenting with this exterior shape and find it has unlimited variations. I just find it very appealing, and it tends to show grain patterns off quite well.

The colors include the rich browns we all love in walnut, but it also has blues, reds, slates, and tans. My wife does not want this one to go to the gallery! She likes it better on the coffee table!

It is finished in many coats of a wiping tung oil varnish, buffed and waxed with carnauba.

-- patience is a virtue ... in woodworking, cooking, and life in general





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 03-01-2009 10:25 PM

Wow, I really do love that bowl. It is gorgeous. I also love that shape. Great job and great finish.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 03-01-2009 11:04 PM

oooh yah. this one wouldn’t be leaving.
Of course I’d have a hard time letting any project such as this go.

This particularly is STUNNING.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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brianinpa

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#3 posted 03-02-2009 01:08 AM

I see why the wife wants this one on the coffee table. The color and grain pattern is terrific. Nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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woodnut

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#4 posted 03-02-2009 01:59 AM

very nice bowl, like the design and walnut is my all time favorite. Great Job!

-- F.Little

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woodworm

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#5 posted 03-02-2009 02:30 AM

Very beautiful turning work. I like the stunning yet smooth flow grain pattern (just like hot chocolate being poured in it). And the rich brown colour is so tender.
I favorited this bowl as its really inspiring me to venture into turning work, one day.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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trifern

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#6 posted 03-02-2009 03:27 PM

That is some beautiful walnut. Thanks for sharing.

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

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maddog1947216

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#7 posted 03-02-2009 03:41 PM

You had one of your other projects on also and again you hit it right on – very nice work!!!

Jack

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