Small Box Elder Candy Dish

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Project by NightOwl posted 03-07-2010 11:58 PM 1230 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a small piece of Box Elder that was drying in the shop. Decided to see what I could do with it and came up with this. Unfortunately it developed a small crack in the face which I repaired but other than that it came out better than I thought. Overall it was just plain fun to see how thin I could go before running into trouble.

Dish is 5 3/8” diameter by 1 3/4” tall. Finished with Mylands.

-- Bill

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#1 posted 03-08-2010 01:02 AM

Box elder is some pretty wood. Nice dish!


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#2 posted 03-08-2010 02:38 AM

That is so niceeeee.!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-08-2010 07:38 AM

Great dish. Nice design and turn. Great shape to let the wood show its color off.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 03-08-2010 02:18 PM

Beautiful turning, nice color.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 03-09-2010 12:36 AM

Very Nice dish.

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#6 posted 03-09-2010 03:06 AM

Thanks for the great feedback all!

-- Bill

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#7 posted 03-09-2010 03:12 AM

Nice looking dish.

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#8 posted 03-09-2010 03:42 AM

That is gorgeous. It looks like you picked the perfect project for that piece of wood. I’m still trying to see the crack. Nice repair job!

-- Richard- Tulsa, Oklahoma

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