Spalted sycamore square bowl

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Project by shimmy posted 12-11-2009 06:57 AM 1336 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oh, and it’s quarter sawn out of the log also. It’s 10” tip to tip and 3” tall. Finished with 5 coats of wipe on poly.

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#1 posted 12-11-2009 10:16 AM

Hi Shimmy well done a comment and crit. the rim a little thinner and equal thickness thats just me being picky
I am adding u to my buddie list and would like to see more of your work
Regards Roger in SA

-- Africa is not for sissies

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#2 posted 12-11-2009 01:42 PM

that’s awesome!
beautiful finish

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 12-11-2009 02:13 PM

Great bowl well done keep the good work

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#4 posted 12-11-2009 02:55 PM

Fun watching them wings fly by eh !

Nice job…......

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#5 posted 12-11-2009 03:07 PM

Another very nice bowl.

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

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#6 posted 12-11-2009 03:40 PM

Nice turning, I like the wood color and texture.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 12-11-2009 04:03 PM

I’ve worked with spalted sycamore, and it can be really beautiful. This turning really makes the most of it. Excellent work!

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

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#8 posted 12-11-2009 05:50 PM


-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#9 posted 12-11-2009 06:45 PM

It’s great a wonderful bowl.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 12-12-2009 02:44 AM

very nicely done. That Sycamore is gorgeous.

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#11 posted 12-12-2009 03:57 AM

Great choice of woods! The wings look like they had sometime in the air also. Nice job all the way around.

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#12 posted 12-12-2009 04:18 AM

hell ya very nice, got to love doing the winged bowls. keep them comin.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#13 posted 12-13-2009 02:02 AM

I like it when someone goes beyond the norm and creates something different and beautiful. Well done keep up the good work

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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