Spalted Hackberry Bowl

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Project by RiverRoadWoodshop posted 10-23-2015 03:30 PM 1768 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Heavily spalted hackberry bowl
11.5” wide x 3.5” deep
Finished with butcher block sealant (food grade oil/wax mix)

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#1 posted 10-23-2015 03:34 PM

That must have been an enormous hackberry tree to have that much dark heartwood. Great looking bowl.

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#2 posted 10-23-2015 03:40 PM

Thanks mds2. This is one of my favorites.

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Derek Oliver

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#3 posted 10-23-2015 03:47 PM

What a great peice!

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#4 posted 10-23-2015 08:44 PM

I really like the look of that wood. Great job

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 10-23-2015 08:46 PM

Nice job

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

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#6 posted 10-23-2015 10:45 PM

A beautiful bowl out of beautiful wood. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 10-24-2015 01:29 AM

beautiful bowl!nice job!


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#8 posted 10-24-2015 01:32 AM

That bowl looks great. I bet it smelled terrible.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#9 posted 10-24-2015 02:37 AM

That sure is dark Corey, looks great.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 10-24-2015 02:41 AM

Beautiful wood. Just sanding some Hackberry. Smells bad, looks great.

Really nice job on this piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 10-24-2015 05:51 AM

It’s beautiful

-- Vince

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#12 posted 10-24-2015 06:18 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 10-24-2015 11:31 AM

That piece of Hackberry has a lot to say, and you’ve got it speaking loudly. Nice job.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#14 posted 10-24-2015 02:22 PM

That’s one purdy bowl!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#15 posted 10-27-2015 05:30 PM

Excellent turning and really fantastic wood too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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