Maple Bowl - Yin Yang

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Project by Bill Hall posted 01-06-2010 04:26 PM 1476 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bowl that I entitled Yin Yang due to how much the sap wood and heartwood look like a Yin Yang symbol. Actually, my wife noticed it first and dubbed it Yin Yang. It currently graces our bookshelf along with most of my other turnings as we currently have no other place to put them.

The wood is maple and the finish is three coats of General Finishes Salad Bowl Oil.


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#1 posted 01-06-2010 05:08 PM

Nice piece of maple, with just a bit of spalting. Looks good

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#2 posted 01-09-2010 02:42 AM

this is nice . and the “yin yang” colours of the wood are definitely working together to create this beautiful piece

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 01-09-2010 03:35 AM

Great name and beautiful bowl…..that wood grain is exquisite….very nice.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#4 posted 01-11-2010 03:00 AM

should get an award in the contest, but you have to give half the credit to Ma Nature,lol great work

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#5 posted 01-11-2010 05:00 PM

Hahah, thanks okwoodshop!


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#6 posted 01-12-2010 09:55 PM

Very nice, & very close to the “yin yang” symbol.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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