Olive Ash Bowl

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Project by MikeD48 posted 09-12-2015 02:51 AM 1077 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project posting, so I apologize in advance if I’ve done something wrong.

This is a 10” bowl made from what professional turner Jimmy Clewes called Olive Ash. The design was also copied from one of Jimmy’s demonstations in 2013. The upper rim was sprayed with black lacquer and then gold Rub-N-Buff was applied. The image of the Texas Lone Star on the bottom was found on the Internet, reduced to fit, traced onto the wood and then woodburned.

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#1 posted 09-12-2015 06:24 AM

Looks great, love the work on the rim

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 09-12-2015 06:58 AM

MAGIC. Love it.
Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

-- 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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#3 posted 09-12-2015 12:58 PM

Sure stands out. Different than the norm seen around here. Well done.

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

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#4 posted 09-12-2015 02:09 PM

Great job! The gold and black really makes a nice accent. Welcome to Lumberjocks, I look forward to seeing more.

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 09-12-2015 03:44 PM

Love the color contrast and how the grain shows through the lac. Very nice!

-- Jim, Vancouver

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#7 posted 09-22-2015 11:40 PM

Thanks to everybody for their encouragement. I hope to post some more as soon.

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