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Crab Apple

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Project by John posted 03-22-2017 05:59 AM 640 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year I dug a Crab Apple Stump out of my daughters back yard. I cut 6 small blanks out of it. Five are finished and I gave them to her for keepsakes. The box opens in the lower burned ring. They have a food safe Salad Bowl Finish.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.





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Andre

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#1 posted 03-22-2017 06:24 AM

Cherry is so nice to turn! Look almost as nice as the one I turned, LOL!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 03-22-2017 02:10 PM

Some wild looking crab apple John. Nice work. I like the way you capped the box with the burn ring, helps conceal it.

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

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#3 posted 03-22-2017 02:45 PM

Nice looking bowls, Brought back a memory of the crab apple tree on the farm, It was old back when I was a kid. Still standing but worse for wear. This year they will have a family gathering to celebrate 125 years. Will have to have a look at that tree and see if a branch needs trimmed. Also a mulberry tree of about the same vintage.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 03-22-2017 07:11 PM

Very nicely done. They all look great.

I really like the salvage projects.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 03-22-2017 08:00 PM

nice collection John. never turned crab apple, well done
Pete

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

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#6 posted 03-24-2017 06:24 AM

Good looking pieces from that crab apple! It is sure nice to experiment with different grained woods!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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