Boxelder Bowl

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Project by Derek Oliver posted 08-06-2015 07:51 PM 1408 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little boxelder bowl that I green turned back in March. I let it dry in a box of sawdust for about 5 months and then I dug it out, put it back on the lathe, turned it round again and finished it.

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#1 posted 08-06-2015 07:51 PM

Great color in that box elder!

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#2 posted 08-06-2015 08:34 PM

Beautiful bowl. Beautiful wood!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 08-06-2015 09:10 PM

Great job on a beautiful chunk of wood!

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#4 posted 08-06-2015 11:20 PM

Awesome beauty in that Box elder. Nice work.

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

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#5 posted 08-07-2015 02:16 AM

fabulous piece of timber turned very nicely Derek

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 08-07-2015 03:55 PM

Will it stay that color or fade like cedar? Awesome piece

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#7 posted 08-07-2015 04:01 PM

Unfortunately, it will fade.

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#8 posted 08-07-2015 06:10 PM

Nice bowl!

-- Bob A in NJ

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