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Simple pine burl bowl. .. I was not expecting much because it’s pine, but I was quite surprised by the figure in this. ..Measures 7.75” x 2.5”
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#1 posted 05-21-2016 06:25 PM
It came out great.I have a chunk of pine burl but it has so much pitch it is hard to finish out. Sand paper fills up with pitch in a flash. I have made one small bowl and only had to burnish the pitch in to produce a finish. I know outdoorsmen like to use it as a fire starter because the pitch burns so easily.
-- Les B, Oregon
#2 posted 05-21-2016 06:48 PM
Thanks LesTry a good heavy cleaning with denatured alcohol. It will help remove the pitch.
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#3 posted 05-22-2016 03:34 PM
The grain patterns are really attractive. I have to admit that I would not have expected such a nice bowl to come from piece of pine.
-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson
#4 posted 05-22-2016 04:51 PM
Thanks RichCMD, I was also not expecting much because it’s pine, but it really turned out to have very nice figure in it.
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