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Here is a bowl that was originally just a piece of firewood. It’s a piece of maple that has some spalting and some curly figure in it as well. It measures 4 1/2 “ x 2”, and is finished with a friction polish.
-- Andy Stark
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#1 posted 08-29-2007 02:47 AM
certainly is a nice one !! surpising figure
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#2 posted 08-29-2007 03:38 AM
Nice looking bowl Andy. It’s amazing what you can get out of the wood pile. Great job!
-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, ARemail@example.com
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#3 posted 08-29-2007 10:18 AM
Makes you think more about what you are throwing the the fireplace. Bet I’ll start looking at firewood a little closer. Beautiful bowl Andy.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#4 posted 08-29-2007 01:45 PM
how can you burn ANY firewood now?? This is beautiful
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#5 posted 08-29-2007 06:17 PM
The mark of a turner is:When a tree is felled they are the ones looking at all the gnarled, twisted and rooted and burled parts while the flat wood worker is trying to cut is off the nice staight boards.That’s why it’s important to take a flatwood worker with you when you are felling.They clean up after you saving tons of time! <g>
-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner
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#6 posted 08-29-2007 07:26 PM
That is one gorgeous bowl, I love all those gnarly twisted things in a bowl especially maple. Makes for an interesting piece. Very nice, good job. jockmike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#7 posted 08-29-2007 08:10 PM
Thanks for your comments. There is a lot of interesting patterns and figure hidden beneath the bark of trees.
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#8 posted 08-29-2007 08:27 PM
This is a nice bowl, of corse I love anything that came from the firewood pile. Good job!
-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info
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