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Bowl - Unknown wood

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Project by Berg posted 04-10-2010 10:56 AM 898 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am interested in your opinion as to what this wood might be.. It was suggested “aromatic cedar” but there really was no smell to the wood, certainly not a cedar smell. It was growing in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and had extensive ant damage in the center. You can see some on the lip. The bark/cambium reminds me of hemlock but I don’t think hemlock is this red.
6 5/8” x6 5/8” x 2”

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]





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odie

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#1 posted 04-11-2010 04:09 AM

Great looking bowl, Berg. It looks like Cherry to me. I work with a lot of Cherry and your bowl sure looks like it.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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#2 posted 04-11-2010 07:14 PM

Very nice turnings.

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

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#3 posted 04-11-2010 08:45 PM

i have to agree with odie, it does look like cherry. It’s also a great looken bowl.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Berg

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#4 posted 04-14-2010 02:42 AM

Thanks Guys. Cherry it is!

-- Pete - "To every thing there is a season Turn! Turn! turn!" [Ecclesiastes and Pete Seeger]

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#5 posted 04-14-2010 02:49 AM

Very nice.

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