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Another Spalted Hackberry Bowl

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Project by MauBow posted 1940 days ago 1363 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the other half of the log that also produced this bowl. This one is a little smaller in diameter, only 10” but just about the same height, 4”. Pics were taken quickly because I was running late to a house warming party, and I needed to get pics taken fast. It now sits atop a counter in a friends newly built home and they want some more pieces too! Comments/critiques please!

-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.





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Joe Weaver

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#1 posted 1940 days ago

great looking bowl

-- Joe, Ga

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1940 days ago

Classic appeal beautiful. Hard to get much cereal in LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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RobH

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#3 posted 1940 days ago

Looks great. I cannot wait to get set up for that stuff.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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brianinpa

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#4 posted 1940 days ago

beautiful work!

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

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Roper

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#5 posted 1939 days ago

very nice , just remember to be careful to have good ventilation when working with spalted woods.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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trifern

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#6 posted 1939 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous…

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

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MauBow

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#7 posted 1939 days ago

Thanks for all the wonderful comments!

Roper, I learned to use good ventilation the hard way with spalted wood the first time…very nasty sinus infection. I know others have had much worse happen to them now too. I’m always careful about it.

-- If it wasn't for misplacing things, my shop would never get cleaned up.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1771 days ago

Great looking bowls you make. Love this one! Keep up the great work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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