LumberJocks

Driftwood Cedar Bowl

  • Advertise with us
Project by John posted 09-20-2015 04:22 AM 742 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a piece of driftwood on the beach and thought I’d make a bowl out of it. I went back the next day and it was burned up in a fire. A while later I saw another piece and went home, got the truck, and came back and wrestled it in. I got a dozen bowls out of it. This is my favourite. It is 11” x 5”. I won’t do it again, the salt water turned my tools black, took a while to clean them up. It is coated with salad bowl finish.

My father in law made the wine rack/table.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





3 comments so far

View Mark's profile

Mark

919 posts in 2001 days


#1 posted 09-21-2015 12:26 AM

Hi John. Yer just up the coast from me. Nice job on the bowl mate. I’ve thought about turning cedar, but I always jam out. as it’s such a soft grainy wood. What did you think of it?

-- Mark

View Ted's profile

Ted

2873 posts in 2238 days


#2 posted 09-21-2015 02:31 AM

Nice bowl, John. Looks from the size like it must have been a pretty big log.

-- You can collect dust or you can make dust. I choose to make it.

View John's profile

John

1167 posts in 1296 days


#3 posted 09-21-2015 03:04 AM

Hi Mark, I am trying to get a nice bowl of every type of wood possible. I’ll keep doing Red and Yellow Cedar Burls and Yellow Cedar but that’s it for Red Cedar. The dust from it might be the worst. I also prefer hard woods, the Red Cedar marks too easily. I took my sons baseball teams to Surrey many times, great times and the best of memories.

Ted the log was a broken piece of a large tree but it was all I could do to get it in the truck, must have been close to being water logged. My wife was thinking I was going to have a heart attack.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com