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Figured Maple Bowl

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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 02-05-2010 10:10 PM 1527 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a bowl I just made. It was a nice piece of figured maple. Finished it off with some walnut oil and then some wipe on poly.





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#1 posted 02-05-2010 10:21 PM

Looks Great. Now did the Walnut Oil darken it ? Now why can’t I find Maple like that. Maybe a road trip to the Great White North.

Tom

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#2 posted 02-05-2010 11:06 PM

beautiful bowl. Love the figure

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#3 posted 02-05-2010 11:11 PM

Whoooooooooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaa!

How big is it?

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#4 posted 02-05-2010 11:21 PM

That is a beautiful piece. Thank you for sharing. I need to find some maple that pretty.

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#5 posted 02-05-2010 11:22 PM

hi great looking bowl i like the figuration in the bottom keep them coming

branch ok

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#6 posted 02-05-2010 11:28 PM

Beautiful bowl : )

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#7 posted 02-06-2010 12:59 AM

Beautiful Bowl Again

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#8 posted 02-06-2010 01:01 AM

Beautiful bowl and excellent turning. I like the clean, simple design. The beauty here is the wood and you designed this to show-off the wood. Great job!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#9 posted 02-06-2010 02:11 AM

OMG, just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing

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#10 posted 02-06-2010 02:43 AM

Well thats an eye popper!!! I agree with richgreer the clean simple line is a great choice with this piece of wood. Let all the beauty come out.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#11 posted 02-06-2010 02:53 AM

That is gorgeous. Well done

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#12 posted 02-06-2010 04:07 AM

Thanks Guys. It was dark to start with but when I put the walnut oil on all the grain really popped out. It’s not a huge bowl, 6” in diameter and 3 1/4” tall. I kept it simple just like I make all my projects. Simple clean lines and let the beauty of the wood do the talkin :)

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#13 posted 02-06-2010 04:18 AM

Beautiful

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#14 posted 02-06-2010 05:09 AM

thats wonderfull well done

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#15 posted 02-06-2010 06:47 AM

very nice.

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