maple burl urn

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Project by Jimnl posted 06-06-2015 06:05 AM 786 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

big leaf maple that I harvested from a stump near Washougal WA in the Columbia River Gorge.
I’ve had it sitting around for awhile, waiting for it to tell me what was inside.
7” x 7”

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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#1 posted 06-06-2015 06:31 PM

That is a beautiful piece out of a beautiful piece of wood. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 06-06-2015 07:42 PM


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#3 posted 06-06-2015 07:52 PM

I’m pretty happy with it. Just sold it which makes me even happier.

-- to turn or not to turn, is that really a question?

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#4 posted 06-06-2015 10:54 PM

That’s a beautiful piece. Looks like it was a whole lot of fun to turn.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#5 posted 06-12-2015 07:46 PM

It is and also art. It is possible to look long and quietly, and….... Thanks

-- Ganchik Sasha

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#6 posted 03-27-2016 01:05 PM

Just had to check your other projects out, you specialize in odd pieces of wood. Nice work on all your pieces.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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