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Boxelder Bowl from Hurricane Matthew 2016

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Project by Darryl Jones posted 02-09-2017 05:06 AM 652 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl is made from a boxelder tree that came down during Hurricane Matthew last year. A member of my turning club located the tree and we all went out, cut it up, and divided the blanks. This tree had amazing color and figure throughout. I have several more pieces from this tree, there will be more to come. This bowl is approx. 8” across and 3” tall.

-- Dread Knot Wood Shop http://youtube.com/c/dreadknotwoodshop





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PhillipCarroll

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#1 posted 02-09-2017 12:17 PM

Wow! The color is magnificent. Did you do anything special to speed the drying?

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#2 posted 02-09-2017 12:53 PM

Beautiful color in the wood, mother nature does a great job with beauty.

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 02-09-2017 01:40 PM

Great looking bowl. Gotta love that box elder.

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

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Darryl Jones

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#4 posted 02-09-2017 01:53 PM

+Phillip Carroll I turned this one wet and then let it dry before finishing

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#5 posted 02-09-2017 05:23 PM

Nice piece of wood made into a good looking bowl. This is some of the most colorful box elder I have seen.

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#6 posted 02-09-2017 08:21 PM

Whoah! What a real beauty this bowl is!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 02-10-2017 02:02 AM

Great colours in the bowl.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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