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Project by bamasawduster posted 07-04-2009 07:35 PM 1407 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some small pieces of spalted oak that was in the throwaway pile and too much time on my hands, so just made a couple of small items since I had been idle for a while. The bowl is only about four inches across and didn’t turn out all that well. Guess my point is this; if it’s bigger than a toothpick, look twice before you throw it out.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.





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patron

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#1 posted 07-04-2009 07:46 PM

very splenda !
your work is wonderfull ,
and i person can appreciate it .
we got machines that can crank out perfect endlessly .
but they don’t admire any of their work !
or share it with each other .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 07-04-2009 08:35 PM

I think I disagree with you if you think the bowl didn’t come out well. It looks good from here…the wood is beautiful.

-- Cody Crisp

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#3 posted 07-04-2009 08:37 PM

Hey Gary
It all looks good to me well done good use of scrap wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 07-04-2009 08:47 PM

I thought the bowl was beautiful, as well!

another reason not to clean out the wood pile! Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 07-04-2009 10:28 PM

If you really don’t like that ugly bowl , send it my way and I’ll hide it on a shelf somewhere in my livingroom ….by the way , the background leaves really add to the photos : ) Great job !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 07-04-2009 11:09 PM

Very nice! Great use of that spalted oak scrap. Beautifull pieces.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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bowyer

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#7 posted 07-05-2009 12:10 AM

I heard Dusty doesn’t have room for the bowl so send it my way!!! The wood and shape make it a great looking piece! Good job finding suitable projects for the “extra” pieces of wood you had laying around.

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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mtkate

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#8 posted 07-05-2009 12:13 AM

From the woman who won’t even throw away pieces of shim because “they might come in handy”... I love to see this kind of stuff. Great fodder for ideas.

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James

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#9 posted 07-05-2009 01:10 AM

hey bama,

nice job on all of these. that sure is some great wood you salvaged. waste not want not

-- James, Bluffton, IN

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#10 posted 07-05-2009 02:22 AM

Dusty and Bowyer neither one have a space for the bowl, so I’ll take it and display it myself…..........LOL

Some beautiful and wonderful pieces. Love them all and great use of scraps.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#11 posted 07-05-2009 03:51 AM

Beautiful stuff Bama! All of those pieces are well done.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#12 posted 07-05-2009 04:50 AM

Actually , cabinetmaster, I just burned one of my own projects in order to make room for my new bowl !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 07-05-2009 05:18 AM

Beautiful !

-- POPSHOP ,

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#14 posted 07-05-2009 07:13 AM

Gary,
Outstanding job. That spalted oak is amazing stuff. Keep up the good work.
Dave

-- Huntville, Alabama

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#15 posted 07-05-2009 01:15 PM

Beautiful pieces Gary. The green leaves background also an awesome display touch.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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