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Hemlock Burl Bowl

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Project by John posted 09-29-2015 03:36 AM 608 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the only Western Hemlock Burl I’ve come across. I love the wood; hard, nice grain, easy to work with, not too dusty. It is 9.25” by 3.75”, salad bowl finish. Wish I had my coring tool when I did this one. After it was finished one of my daughters looked at it and said there is a key hole in the bottom of it. Funny how I spent so much time on it and never noticed. Mark, my other daughter was home with her camera on the weekend and took a pile of photos for me, I’ll post some projects over the next while.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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#1 posted 09-29-2015 11:35 AM

This is the second time in as many days. First, Figured Redwood. Now, you, with a Hemlock Burl. These are both Pine trees, and shouldn’t have such things. Pretty bowl. Pretty, pretty bowl.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 09-29-2015 05:11 PM

That is a beautiful bowl – lovely grain pattern.

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#3 posted 09-29-2015 07:07 PM

Very nice John!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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