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Project by TreeGuy posted 1873 days ago 806 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first post, and I wanted to show a piece that is in my opinion very rare. This was a pine tree stump that I had pulled out of the ground two years ago. One day I decided to wash the dirt off and make a pot for my wife. She has put some flowers in it and it really looks nice. This is something that I will not do very often because of the extensive time involved. If anyone tries this I would strongly recomend using carbide cutting tools as I did because the dirt will kill regular tools quickly.

-- Bryan, Cleveland OH





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 1873 days ago

Very pretty grain and colors in that bowl . Nice turning .

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taidsturning

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#2 posted 1873 days ago

I think this turning proves a point that the root stock of trees is often more interesting from a grain from the trunk. Lots of interesting twists and turns that make turning tougher but more rewarding. Very nice example of this in your bowl.

-- Bill Roberts -- Steal one idea it's called plagerism. Steal a bunch - it's called research

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TreeGuy

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#3 posted 1873 days ago

Thank you for the feedback, this was a tough bowl to turn because of the grain, dirt, and shear size when it went on the lathe.

Finished size is approx 12-14” tall and about 12” dia

-- Bryan, Cleveland OH

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