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Hand hewn beam bowl

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Project by Wiseoldelf posted 04-09-2017 01:56 AM 447 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor had given me some scrap to practice my turning skills. Among the pile was a chunk of an old hand hewn beam that had at one time been part of the house he grew up in. I couldn’t think of a better way to thank him than to give a piece of it back that he could use forever.





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#1 posted 04-09-2017 02:13 AM

That looks like walnut. Years ago wood was just wood, use whats available, Super valuable now. Great good quality was used in old barns, happy you were able to turn it into a keepsake.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 04-09-2017 02:21 AM

That is a really unique rim, I like it!

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 04-09-2017 03:04 AM

Love that texture

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#4 posted 04-09-2017 03:08 AM

Nice bowl and great gesture!

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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#5 posted 04-09-2017 02:13 PM

Great bowl and great gift – sure to become a family heirloom with the personal connection. Thanks for sharing

-- Leafherder

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#6 posted 04-09-2017 06:57 PM

All of the previous comments are 100% on!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#7 posted 04-09-2017 08:39 PM

Thank you everyone for the feedback and kind comments!

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#8 posted 04-10-2017 01:36 AM

Beautiful ! I really love the hand hewn beam rim.

-- When I was a kid I wanted to be older . . . . . this CRAP is not what I expected !

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