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Project by Jesse Friesen posted 1617 days ago 1476 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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WoodSparky

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#1 posted 1617 days ago

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

-- So Many tools, So little time

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Kate

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#2 posted 1617 days ago

beautiful bowl. Love the figure

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

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#3 posted 1617 days ago

Whoooooooooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaaa!

How big is it?

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Bill Hall

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#4 posted 1617 days ago

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

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branch

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#5 posted 1617 days ago

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

branch ok

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#6 posted 1617 days ago

Beautiful bowl : )

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#7 posted 1616 days ago

Beautiful Bowl Again

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#8 posted 1616 days ago

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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Andrew

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#9 posted 1616 days ago

OMG, just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing

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#10 posted 1616 days ago

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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Loucarb

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#11 posted 1616 days ago

That is gorgeous. Well done

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Jesse Friesen

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#12 posted 1616 days ago

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 1616 days ago

Beautiful

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#14 posted 1616 days ago

thats wonderfull well done

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hap

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#15 posted 1616 days ago

very nice.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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