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Spalted Hard Maple Bowl

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Project by sedcokid posted 09-25-2016 02:27 AM 832 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece of maple is gorgeous, I hated to sell it but a customer wanted it for a Christmas gift. The finish has multiple coats of poly then buffed. I hope you like it as much as I do! All comments are welcome as always.

Thanks for looking!
‘The Sedcokid’

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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lew

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#1 posted 09-25-2016 02:36 AM

Fantastic, Chuck! What a wonderful variety of colors and grain patterns!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 09-25-2016 02:38 AM

There’s a lot going on in that piece of maple. Great find. Excellent finish.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 03:02 AM

that’s a real beauty, chuck.

jim

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

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 09-25-2016 06:18 AM

Sure would be hard to let something as good as that go. Nice coloring in the grain and another beaut finish.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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Roger

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 09:48 AM

A very beautiful bowl for sure

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 09-25-2016 12:10 PM

Hi Chuck. Mice work on a fine piece of maple. Coming to FL this winter??

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 09-25-2016 01:41 PM

Well done and nice spalted wood. I have always like spalted wood.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#8 posted 09-25-2016 03:46 PM

Great looking bowl!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 09-25-2016 05:45 PM

Chuck, this is a wonderful bowl.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 09-25-2016 09:58 PM

I can understand your reluctance in letting it go, real sweet piece Chuck, grteat finish to it
cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 09-26-2016 01:28 PM

You did justice to a gorgeous chunk of wood.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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