Tiger Maple Bowl

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Project by Tim Dorcas posted 07-22-2009 09:16 AM 1855 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this blank for a long time but never felt my skill level could do justice to the wood. A couple of weeks ago I decided, “What the heck…”

Personally I think it turned out quite nicely. It’s the first bowl that I took the time to put my name on. I finished it with Clapham’s Beeswax Salad Bowl Finish.


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#1 posted 07-22-2009 12:34 PM

Wow. what lovely grain.
Nice shape too

Looks great

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#2 posted 07-22-2009 03:30 PM

Hey tim
wonderful bowl graceful lines super wood

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#3 posted 07-22-2009 04:14 PM

Beautiful turning, you well should have put your name on it.

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#4 posted 07-22-2009 06:39 PM

Your skill level equals the beauty of the bowl. Great Job!

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#5 posted 07-22-2009 07:36 PM

The glow from that wood is remarkable.

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#6 posted 07-22-2009 08:10 PM

Awesome! When you have wood like that I love the simplicity of design, it really showcases the wood!

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#7 posted 07-23-2009 02:29 AM

pretty piece … nicely done all around

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#8 posted 07-24-2009 07:34 AM

Very nice. Well done. Great wood and turning.

Keep it up.


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#9 posted 07-29-2009 06:03 AM

A very nice bowl.

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