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Footed Poplar Bowl

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Project by JoeinDE posted 05-28-2015 03:05 PM 709 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

7” diameter, 3” deep
sanded to 400 grit on the lathe
Behlen woodturner’s finish as the finish

I like the sapwood/heartwood contrast. The poplar tree from which this was taken was quite old (and quite large) when it was felled because it proved a danger to my co-worker’s house.

I gave it as a present to an old friend (and her family), but failed to take any pics of it before gifting. She graciously took some photos of it for me and she has much more talent for photography than I.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools





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#1 posted 05-28-2015 06:55 PM

very nice bowl like the design in the wood

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#2 posted 05-28-2015 07:00 PM

Nice work on the bowl and great contrast.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 05-28-2015 11:55 PM

Love it, and the contrast of colours.
Great job, and thanks for sharing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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