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Project by hairy posted 1691 days ago 2219 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The top is basswood, with the remains of a walnut tenon left as a centerpiece.The base is American sycamore.The gills are walnut, and the box is tulipwood (I think?) .The base and the top have spiral accents, rotating opposite to each other. General Salad Bowl finish. 8” tall x 5 & 1/2” wide at the top.

The basswood top has a shimmer that seems to make the color change from light to dark as you rotate the piece in your hand.

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 1691 days ago

neat … fun stuff Buddy

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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pommy

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#2 posted 1691 days ago

Hairy i like this very much great use of different timber

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#3 posted 1691 days ago

butyful work like it

Dennis

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#4 posted 1691 days ago

Man, that’s a work of art!

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

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#5 posted 1691 days ago

this is wonderful!! what a brilliant idea and creation AND the combination of woods is perfect

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 1691 days ago

This is very imaginative and well done Hairy. With your entry I wouldn’t even consider entering the competition. This looks like a winner to me. Well done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 1691 days ago

That is really cool, Hairy!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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hairy

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#8 posted 1691 days ago

Thanks for all the encouragement!

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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#9 posted 1691 days ago

Amazing design Hairy great job.

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#10 posted 1691 days ago

Fantastic job. Great design and wood choices. The hidden box inside the cap is inovative. I would vote for this.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Roz

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#11 posted 1690 days ago

Howd a thunk it? Very creative and beautiful.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#12 posted 1504 days ago

amazing box and a very good design fantastic job

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Manasseh

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#13 posted 1420 days ago

It’s a little late, but I just saw this. What if we carved a catapillar to place on top. Maybe one smoking a pipe… Watch out Lewis Carroll. Here comes Hairy. Just sayin…

-- Someday I will be more than a sawdust wisperer

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