Very Old Growth Western Red Cedar

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Project by bigdogdaddy posted 05-18-2009 08:02 PM 1112 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This block of cedar was milled on Vancouver Island many years ago, and was given to me to experiment with on my lathe. The results of the tight grained cedar, and tung oil/beeswax finish made me very happy with the results. I counted the growth rings until I saw 200 yrs!!

-- gone golfin, be back dark thirty

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#1 posted 05-18-2009 08:29 PM

Absolutely beautiful. I love the shape and the wood color is wonderful too. Good job!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 05-18-2009 08:30 PM


What are the dimensions?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 05-18-2009 08:50 PM

Thanks guys, the dimensions are 12” x 6” deep.

-- burls are just naughty bowls waiting to be tamed by my chisel.....

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#4 posted 05-18-2009 09:35 PM

Nice bowl. Like the light color.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#5 posted 05-18-2009 09:38 PM

That’s something great and to think they make decks from that stuff

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 05-18-2009 10:08 PM

A beautiful piece of wood and bowl.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#7 posted 05-18-2009 10:30 PM

Fantastic piece of wood and you really made a great project out of it. Beautiful!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 05-19-2009 02:58 AM

Nice shape and great color in this piece

-- Dale

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