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Poplar root ball with walnut top

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Project by Norm192 posted 07-01-2016 01:34 AM 1791 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Poplar root ball with walnut top. Bowl is 14” in diameter and 10” tall. The top is 7” in diameter with a 6” finial. Lacquer finish. First bowl like this and first finial.





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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 07-01-2016 02:16 AM

Norm,

It is beautiful! And to think it’s your first—WOW!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Jose

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#2 posted 07-01-2016 02:22 AM

Very nice design, beautiful.

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#3 posted 07-01-2016 03:18 AM

Well done Sir as in jaw dropping beautiful, great job Norm 192

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#4 posted 07-01-2016 08:55 AM

That’s Beautiful

-- Vince

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#5 posted 07-01-2016 09:18 AM

Nice woodturning,like it very much

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#6 posted 07-01-2016 12:44 PM

STUNNING !!

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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Scott Oldre

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#7 posted 07-01-2016 01:01 PM

That’s a killer hollowing set up you have put together. The bowl is spectactular, and with root balls you never know what you’re going to get, sometimes it’s just a lot of dirt and grit in the middle.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#8 posted 07-01-2016 02:09 PM

Serious WOW. Well done.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#9 posted 07-01-2016 03:24 PM

The bowl is just beautiful. That was a big chunk of wood you started with, but looks like you equipment was up to the job. At first glance, the bottom right picture looked like a cement mixer. ;)

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#10 posted 07-01-2016 03:55 PM

Big WOW! Love it.

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

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#11 posted 07-01-2016 04:43 PM

That’s impressive. I’m intrigued by your set-up for hollowing. Could you explain your hollowing rig?

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#12 posted 07-01-2016 05:23 PM

Thanks all for the likes!
JoeinDE I’ll post some pics maybe this weekend.

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#13 posted 07-01-2016 05:30 PM

Awesome design and that wood looks great too!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 07-01-2016 07:02 PM

This is a beautiful project and that wood is outstanding. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 07-01-2016 09:16 PM

Sure is purdy. I need to dig out my lathe and turn some of my wood that is languishing.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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