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Camphor burl bowl

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Project by Muddman posted 11-14-2016 12:37 AM 980 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned this bowl today…garage smells like a Vicks factory:) also very strange how the light effects the color of this wood…very red in direct light and very brown in regular light

-- Noah, Eastern Washington





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 11-14-2016 01:08 AM

Absolutely unique..

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#2 posted 11-14-2016 02:24 AM

killer bro love it,ive turned pens from camphor and yeah if you have sinus problems this is your wood.very nice .

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 11-14-2016 05:21 AM

That is stunning.
Great job.
Love the smell also.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Vladimir Simendic

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#4 posted 11-14-2016 01:08 PM

It would be very interesting to see some video of making some of those,it looks very nice! What type of wood did you use?

-- Vladimir , Serbia/Finland , https://fi.pinterest.com/simendicv/woodworking-for-fun/

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#5 posted 11-14-2016 04:36 PM

That’s a some great looking wood and a truly unique bowl.

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#6 posted 11-14-2016 05:27 PM

Wow! This is beautiful wood and what an outstanding bowl.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#7 posted 11-14-2016 08:15 PM

Nice work, the smell would have been bonus :-)
pete

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

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#8 posted 11-15-2016 01:36 AM

Well done, thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 11-15-2016 04:07 PM

First time I see Kamphor tree. Very interesting effect of color.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#10 posted 11-16-2016 12:21 AM

That one nice piece of wood. And a beautiful bowl project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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